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Early puberty in internationally adopted girls: hormonal and clinical markers of puberty in 276 girls examined biannually over two years

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Retrospective studies have indicated that internationally adopted girls are at high risk of developing precocious puberty. Hypothetically, this could be due to selection bias. The aim of this study was to determine age at reaching pubertal milestones in healthy internationally adopted girls in a prospective, clinical study.
Original languageEnglish
JournalHormone Research
Volume72
Issue number4
Pages (from-to)236-46
Number of pages11
ISSN0301-0163
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Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2009

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