hrp0082p3-d1-925 | Puberty and Neuroendocrinology | ESPE2014

The Timing and Evolution of Puberty in a Sample of School-Aged Children in a Brazilian City

Feibelmann Taciana Carla Maia , da Silva Adriana Paula , Silva Daniela Cristina , de Resende Elisabete Aparecida Mantovani Rodrigues , Scatena Lucia Marina , de Fatima Borges Maria

Background: The beginning and evolution of physiological puberty may be occurring earlier, resulting in change in the age at which clinical investigation on precocious puberty must be conducted, as well as concerns regarding the possible deleterious effects of hormone exposure in a later stage of life.Objective and hypotheses: Assess age of beginning and evolution of puberty in boys and girls acknowledging the age of thelarche (T), menarche (M), period b...