The condition may be caused by:
A child is at risk for gonadotropin-independent precocious puberty if he or she has any of these:
The signs are secondary sexual characteristics that happen early.
Common signs in girls can include:
Common signs in boys can include:
The signs of gonadotropin-independent precocious puberty can be like other health conditions. Make sure your child sees his or her healthcare provider for a diagnosis.
The healthcare provider will ask about your child’s symptoms and health history. He or she may also ask about your family’s health history. He or she will give your child a physical exam. Your child may also have tests such as:
Tips to help you get the most from a visit to your child’s healthcare provider:
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