A case of precocious puberty in a setting with limited resources

Academic Article


  • Precocious puberty is a rare condition characterized by the development of secondary sexual characteristics before the median age for the sex. It is either gonadotropin dependent also called as central or gonadotropin independent also known as peripheral type. Hypothalamamic Hamartoma is a common cause of the central or precocious puberty due to organic brain lesion. Here we present a two year male who presented us with precocious puberty due to a hypothalamic Hamartoma.
  • Authors

    Digital Object Identifier (doi)

    Pubmed Id

  • 12492206
  • Author List

  • Paudel KP; Giri S; Shrestha PS; Shrestha L; Thapa SB; Shrestha M
  • Start Page

  • 315
  • End Page

  • 317
  • Volume

  • 9
  • Issue

  • 36