Early Puberty

Latest Findings, Diagnosis, Treatment, Long-term Outcome

  • Claire Bouvattier
  • Catherine Pienkowski

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Audrey Cartault, Thomas Edouard, Catherine Pienkowski
    Pages 1-7
  3. Françoise Paris, Laura Gaspari, Charles Sultan
    Pages 9-20
  4. Carine Villanueva, Nicolas de Roux
    Pages 21-30
  5. J. V. de Monléon, L. Goutchkoff, M. Cartigny-Maciejewski, C. Thomas-Teinturier, I. Oliver-Petit
    Pages 31-47
  6. Juliane Léger, Jean Claude Carel
    Pages 49-58
  7. C. Chao, S. Christin-Maitre
    Pages 75-84

About this book


This book focuses on the state of the art in fully grasping precocious puberty and its consequences, incorporating advances in the areas of endocrinology, genetics, imaging and therapeutics to offer an indispensable tool for all physicians interested in the latest advances in this field. The authors present the latest findings on early puberty in girls and boys. The dynamic process of maturation is influenced by many signals and reshapes growing children’s role within their environment.

Readers will benefit from the educational value and level of depth of the individual chapters; written by respected experts and in a self-contained format, they can also be read separately to address specific interests.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Claire Bouvattier
    • 1
  • Catherine Pienkowski
    • 2
  1. 1.Le Kremlin-BicêtreFrance
  2. 2.Toulouse CX 09France

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Paris
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-2-8178-0542-9
  • Online ISBN 978-2-8178-0543-6
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