The Physical growth and secretion of sex hormone in girls with Idiopathic precocious puberty

특발성 성조숙증 여아의 유형별 분류에 따른 신체발육 및 성호르몬 분비

  • Kwon, Mi-Young (Graduate school, Ewha Womans University) ;
  • Kim, Myung (Dept. of Health Education and Management, Health Science College, Ewha Womans University)
  • 권미영 (이화여자대학교 일반대학원) ;
  • 김명 (이화여자대학교 건강과학대학 보건관리학과)
  • Received : 2014.06.21
  • Accepted : 2014.09.20
  • Published : 2014.09.28


Recently, As the prevalence of precocious is increased in Korea This study was evaluated the physical growth and female sex hormone characteristics of girls with Idiopathic precocious puberty. Retrospective analysis about the medical record of 113 girls for evaluation of signs of precocious puberty except for organic causes was done. Physical growth features and Female sexual hormone were analyzed. Height SDS and Weight SDS were significantly increased in true sexual precocity compared to pseudo sexual precocity. Hormone studies showed that the level of basal LH, FSH, E2 was significantly higher in true precocious puberty. The finding of this study suggest that we need to develop intervention about physical and psychological problems for precocious puberty girls.


Precocious puberty;True precocious puberty;Pseudo precocious puberty;Physical growth;Female sexual hormone


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