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Disease Puberty, Delayed

Name Puberty, Delayed
Synonym Delayed Puberty
Definition The lack of development of SEXUAL MATURATION in boys and girls at a chronological age that is 2.5 standard deviations above the mean age at onset of PUBERTY in a population. Delayed puberty can be classified by defects in the hypothalamic LHRH pulse generator, the PITUITARY GLAND, or the GONADS. These patients will undergo spontaneous but delayed puberty whereas patients with SEXUAL INFANTILISM will not.
Categories Endocrine system disease
MeSH® ID D011628

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DiseasesEndocrine System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gonadal Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Puberty, Delayed Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Puberty, Delayed Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Cantu Sanchez-Corona Fragoso syndrome