hrp0094p1-189 | Pituitary B | ESPE2021

Dimensional changes in structures of craniofacial and brain in precocious puberty: Developmental surrogate markers of the brain as a secondary sex characteristic in puberty

Karaoglan Murat , Damar Cagri ,

Background/Aim: Sex hormones drive organizational and activational changes in craniofacial structures and various regions of the brain and establish a sexual dimorphism in the re-shaping of the brain and related structures during puberty. Although the evolutionary approach, which accepts the brain and related structures as secondary sex characteristics since they are target organs for sexual selection, increases awareness of the role of sex hormones in sex-spe...