Male Puberty and Its Disorders

  • F. C. W. Wu
Part of the Mineralogical Society Series book series (ENDO, volume 5)


This chapter selectively highlights the major advances in the past three years. Consideration is given to those areas which have made a significant impact on our understanding of the mechanisms of pubertal regulation and influenced clinical management of male pubertal disorders. For a more comprehensive general coverage of this topic, the reader should refer to other recent reviews and monographs (Plant, 1994; Plant, 1995; Grumbach and Styne, 1998).


Precocious Puberty GnRH Receptor GnRH Neuron Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism GnRH Secretion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. C. W. Wu
    • 1
  1. 1.Saint Mary’s HospitalManchesterUK

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