Endocrine Disturbances of Puberty

  • Alvin F. Goldfarb
Part of the Clinical Perspective in Obstetrics and Gynecology book series (CPOG)

Abstract

Female psychosexual maturation is the culmination of events that express themselves through puberty, menarche, and nubility. It is the purpose of this chapter to review the endocrine abnormalities of puberty. To do this, a review of intrauterine pituitary-ovarian function, the normal mechanism of puberty, and clinical problems of sexual precocity and delayed sexual maturation will be presented.

Keywords

Cortisol Acne Corticosterone Teratoma Retinitis 

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