Precocious Puberty (Early Puberty)


Subject:
Health , Children's Health

Description:
Fact sheet about precocious puberty, "having the signs of puberty (development of breasts, testes, pubic and underarm hair; body odor; menstrual bleeding; and increased growth rate) earlier than usual ... before age 8 in a girl or 9 1/2 in a boy." Topics include causes, racial aspects, and treatment. Includes links to related fact sheets and websites. From the University of Michigan Health System.

Publisher:
University of Michigan Health System

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.med.umich.edu/yourchild/topics/puberty.htm


PID= res:lii-23841