Physical and psychosexual pubertal development: Physiology and pathophysiology of puberty with lessons learned from those with disorders of sex development

Peter A. Lee, Christopher P. Houk

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Abstract

This review updates information concerning control of puberty, diagnosis and treatment of precocious puberty and behavioral changes, which appear to be related to environmental changes, rather than physical timing of changes. The relative role of hormone exposure during fetal life or later are still unclear.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)248-256
Number of pages9
JournalPediatric Endocrinology Reviews
Volume6
Issue number2
StatePublished - Dec 1 2008

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Psychosexual Development
Precocious Puberty
Disorders of Sex Development
Puberty
Hormones

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

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