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Disease Puberty, Precocious

Name Puberty, Precocious
Synonym Precocious Puberty
Definition Development of SEXUAL MATURATION in boys and girls at a chronological age that is 2.5 standard deviations below the mean age at onset of PUBERTY in the population. This early maturation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis results in sexual precocity, elevated serum levels of GONADOTROPINS and GONADAL STEROID HORMONES such as ESTRADIOL and TESTOSTERONE.
Categories Endocrine system disease
MeSH® ID D011629

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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, Precocious Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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