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
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symptoms of Precocious puberty
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Causes of Precocious puberty
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causes of Precocious puberty
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Disease Topics Related To Precocious puberty
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Precocious puberty: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Precocious puberty
Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases,
because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms.
Although...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
(it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but...read more »
Misdiagnosed weight-related causes of infertility: A woman's weight status
can affect her level of fertility.
Although obesity or overweight can in themselves reduce fertility, there are other
weight-related or...read more »
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Precocious puberty: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Precocious puberty
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Clinical Trials for Precocious puberty
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and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.
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Clinical Trials for Precocious puberty
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Types 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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