The treatment of precocious puberty

M. D. Wheeler, D. M. Styne

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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
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1991

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Endocrinology


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