Precocious puberty

Causes

Appropriate Tests

 

Sexual maturation prior to 8 years (female) or 10 years (male). In true precocious puberty, gonadal development is more advanced than appropriate for chronological age: Luteinising hormone, Follicle stimulating hormone, Oestradiol, or Testosterone.

See also Precocious pseudo-puberty and Pituitary hormone excess - gonadotrophin excess

Constitutional

 

Cerebral lesion

  • Cerebral tumour
  • Arachnoid cyst
  • Post-infection
  • Post-traumatic