Combined central precocious puberty and primary gonadal failure after treatment of childhood malignancy in two boys

A diagnostic and therapeutic conundrum

Zeina Nabhan, Jakub Mieszczak, Erica Eugster

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Abstract

Central precocious puberty and primary gonadal failure are known sequelae of childhood cancer or its treatment. Here we report two boys with coexistant central precocious puberty and primary gonadal failure after treatment for childhood malignancies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)507-509
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Pediatrics
Volume157
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2010

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Central Precocious Puberty

Keywords

  • Central precocious puberty
  • CPP
  • Follicle-stimulating hormone
  • FSH
  • GH
  • GnRHa
  • Gonadotropin-releasing hormone analog
  • Growth hormone
  • PGF
  • Primary gonadal failure
  • TBI
  • Total body irradiation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Medicine(all)

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