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Early Puberty

Latest Findings, Diagnosis, Treatment, Long-term Outcome

  • Claire Bouvattier
  • Catherine Pienkowski

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Audrey Cartault, Thomas Edouard, Catherine Pienkowski
    Pages 1-7
  3. Françoise Paris, Laura Gaspari, Charles Sultan
    Pages 9-20
  4. Carine Villanueva, Nicolas de Roux
    Pages 21-30
  5. J. V. de Monléon, L. Goutchkoff, M. Cartigny-Maciejewski, C. Thomas-Teinturier, I. Oliver-Petit
    Pages 31-47
  6. Juliane Léger, Jean Claude Carel
    Pages 49-58
  7. C. Chao, S. Christin-Maitre
    Pages 75-84

About this book


This book focuses on the state of the art in fully grasping precocious puberty and its consequences, incorporating advances in the areas of endocrinology, genetics, imaging and therapeutics to offer an indispensable tool for all physicians interested in the latest advances in this field. The authors present the latest findings on early puberty in girls and boys. The dynamic process of maturation is influenced by many signals and reshapes growing children’s role within their environment.

Readers will benefit from the educational value and level of depth of the individual chapters; written by respected experts and in a self-contained format, they can also be read separately to address specific interests.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Claire Bouvattier
    • 1
  • Catherine Pienkowski
    • 2
  1. 1.Le Kremlin-BicêtreFrance
  2. 2.Toulouse CX 09France

About the editors

Dr. Catherine Pienkowski is an endocrinologist at Children's Hospital of the University Hospital of Toulouse. Dr. Claire Bouvattier is pediatrician in the Endocrinology Department of the Bicêtre-South Paris hospital. They are both specialized in gynecology of childhood and adolescence and particularly in early puberty.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Early Puberty
  • Book Subtitle Latest Findings, Diagnosis, Treatment, Long-term Outcome
  • Editors Claire Bouvattier
    Catherine Pienkowski
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Paris
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-2-8178-0542-9
  • Softcover ISBN 978-2-8178-0558-0
  • eBook ISBN 978-2-8178-0543-6
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages VII, 84
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Additional Information Original French edition published by Springer, Paris, 2014
  • Topics Endocrinology
    Metabolic Diseases
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