hrp0095wg5.2 | ESPE Working Group on Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology (PAG) Symposium | ESPE2022

Pubertal induction of female delayed puberty: when and how

Bonomi Marco , Federici Silvia , Goggi Giovanni

Delayed puberty (DP) is defined as a retardation of sexual maturation beyond the expected age, which conventionally is between 8 and 13 years in females. Since DP due to hypogonadism requires a specific treatment, it is crucial to promptly define the underlying pathogenesis and identify a tailored program of care. Hormonal therapy is essential to promote the development of secondary sexual characteristics, bone, muscle, and social, sexual, and psychologic skills. Despite the o...