hrp0092p1-110 | Pituitary, Neuroendocrinology and Puberty | ESPE2019

References for Testicular Volume Measured by Ultrasound and for Pubic Hair in 6-16 Year-Old Norwegian Boys

Oehme Ninnie B. , Roelants Mathieu , Bruserud Ingvild S. , Madsen André , Eide Geir Egil , Bjerknes Robert , Rosendahl Karen , Júlíusson Pétur B.

Objective: Recent studies have suggested earlier onset of pubertal development in boys. As assessment with orchidometer tends to overestimate true testicular volume (TV), and measurements based on ultrasound (US) have been proposed as a more reliable method, we present US based references in 6-16 year-old Norwegian boys. Our results are compared with data from Europe and the United States (U.S.) in order to establish evidence for an ongoing secular trend in ma...