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Precocious puberty

Precocious puberty: Introduction

Precocious puberty: A rare condition where the hormones that trigger the development of secondary sex characteristics are released prematurely resulting in puberty at an early age. In severe cases puberty can occur before the age of 3. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Precocious puberty is available below.

Symptoms of Precocious puberty

  • Premature puberty
  • Early female breast development under 8 years of age
  • Early onset of menstruation under 10 years of age
  • Rapid growth
  • Early male facial hair growth
  • more symptoms...»

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Causes of Precocious puberty

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Definitions of Precocious puberty:

Unusually early sexual maturity. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Precocious puberty is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Precocious puberty, or a subtype of Precocious puberty, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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