The treatment of precocious puberty

M. D. Wheeler, Dennis M Styne

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Abstract

Long-acting GnRH agonists are the treatment of choice for central precocious puberty. GnRH agonists are not effective in peripheral precocious puberty, but a number of other agents, including medroxyprogesterone acetate, ketoconazole, testolactone, and androgen antagonists, may be useful.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)183-190
Number of pages8
JournalEndocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America
Volume20
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1991

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Precocious Puberty
Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone
Testolactone
Androgen Antagonists
Medroxyprogesterone Acetate
Ketoconazole
Central Precocious Puberty

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  • Endocrinology
  • Biochemistry

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The treatment of precocious puberty. / Wheeler, M. D.; Styne, Dennis M.

In: Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America, Vol. 20, No. 1, 1991, p. 183-190.

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