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Book Chapter
Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 127
Published: 01 February 2024
10.1159/000534905
EISBN: 978-3-318-07341-6
Book Chapter
Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 126
Published: 23 May 2023
10.1159/000527935
EISBN: 978-3-318-07246-4
Book Chapter
Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 125
Published: 27 April 2022
10.1159/000521776
EISBN: 978-3-318-07043-9
Book Chapter
Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 123
Published: 14 September 2021
10.1159/000516449
EISBN: 978-3-318-06929-7
Book Chapter
Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 119
Published: 11 February 2019
10.1159/000494313
EISBN: 978-3-318-06446-9
Book Chapter
Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 117
Published: 08 February 2018
10.1159/000484503
EISBN: 978-3-318-06305-9
Book Chapter
Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 116
Published: 10 February 2017
10.1159/000452192
EISBN: 978-3-318-05962-5
Book Chapter
Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 114
Published: 29 February 2016
10.1159/000441823
EISBN: 978-3-318-05706-5
Book Chapter
Series: Endocrine Development
Volume: 29
Published: 22 December 2015
10.1159/000438840
EISBN: 978-3-318-02789-1
... Abstract In recent years the pace of discovering the molecular and genetic underpinnings of the pubertal process has accelerated considerably. Genes required for human puberty to occur have been identified and evidence has been provided suggesting that the initiation of puberty requires...
Book Chapter
Series: Endocrine Development
Volume: 29
Published: 22 December 2015
10.1159/000438874
EISBN: 978-3-318-02789-1
... Abstract Precocious puberty has been classically defined as the onset of sexual secondary characteristics in girls younger than 8 years and in boys younger than 9 years. The discovery of potential factors which trigger human puberty is one of the central mysteries of reproductive biology...
Book Chapter
Series: Endocrine Development
Volume: 29
Published: 22 December 2015
10.1159/000438881
EISBN: 978-3-318-02789-1
... in the onset of puberty. Studies have also noted the association of elevated BMI with earlier puberty in girls, although the relationship between BMI and onset of puberty in boys is less consistent. The relationship of BMI and onset of puberty may be mediated by several factors, including leptin and kisspeptin...
Book Chapter
Series: Endocrine Development
Volume: 29
Published: 22 December 2015
10.1159/000438891
EISBN: 978-3-318-02789-1
... Abstract Male delayed puberty is common, affecting up to 3% of the population. Management of patients with pubertal delay is dependent on the underlying cause. The main differential diagnoses of delayed puberty in males include constitutional delay of growth and puberty (CDGP), idiopathic...
Book Chapter
Series: Endocrine Development
Volume: 29
Published: 22 December 2015
10.1159/000438895
EISBN: 978-3-318-02789-1
... Abstract There are many etiologies of peripheral precocious puberty (PPP) with diverse manifestations resulting from exposure to androgens, estrogens, or both. The clinical presentation depends on the underlying process and may be acute or gradual. The primary goals of therapy are to halt...
Book Chapter
Series: Endocrine Development
Volume: 29
Published: 22 December 2015
10.1159/000438896
EISBN: 978-3-318-02789-1
... Abstract The period of adolescence is not only marked by important growth and pubertal events, but is also characterized by important psychosocial changes driven by a search for autonomy and the construction of one's identity. It can thus be easily understood that puberty disorders interfere...
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Series: Endocrine Development
Volume: 29
Published: 22 December 2015
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-02789-1
EISBN: 978-3-318-02789-1
Book Chapter
Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 109
Published: 16 January 2014
10.1159/000356109
EISBN: 978-3-318-02566-8
Book Chapter
Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 106
Published: 12 February 2013
10.1159/000342545
EISBN: 978-3-318-02266-7
... that during prepubertal years obese children have higher height velocity and accelerated bone age compared to lean subjects. However, this prepubertal advantage in growth tends to gradually decrease during puberty, when obese children show a reduced growth spurt compared with lean subjects. Growth hormone (GH...
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Series: Endocrine Development
Volume: 22
Published: 30 July 2012
10.1159/000326624
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9337-3
... Abstract Puberty is unique in the sense that its onset shows an extraordinary individual variability of about 5 years, the basis of which being still elusive despite research efforts to understand the reason why. Continuing changes in environmental influences and interaction with genetic...
Book Chapter
Series: Endocrine Development
Volume: 22
Published: 30 July 2012
10.1159/000334304
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9337-3
... Abstract Premature development of breast and/or pubic hair in a prepubertal girl used to raise questions and concerns from the families. There is actually a wide range of clinical expressions of precocious puberty in girls and not all presentations are considered to be true precocious puberty...