Case 4-1975: Sexual Precocity with Polyostotic Fibrous Dysplasia

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Presentation of Case First admission. A two-and-a-half-year-old girl was admitted to the hospital because of sexual precocity. She was born at 42 weeks of gestation, with a birth weight of 2.4 kg. Café-au-lait spots were noted at birth. Vaginal spotting of blood was observed at six months of age and irregularly during the succeeding year, and breast enlargement was noticed at 12 months of age. During the year before admission vaginal bleeding occurred almost every month for two or three days, and there was progressive enlargement of the breasts. Two months before entry the luteinizing hormone (LH) was 1.4…. © 1975, Massachusetts Medical Society. All rights reserved.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Senior, B; Robboy, SH

Published Date

  • January 23, 1975

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 292 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 199 - 203

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1533-4406

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0028-4793

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1056/NEJM197501232920408

Citation Source

  • Scopus