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Scholars Journal of Medical Case Reports | Volume-7 | Issue-03
A Case of 11β Hydroxylase Enzyme Deficiency Presenting With Precocious Puberty
A Shasidhar Reddy Y, Abdul Mohid Syed, Gangadhar B Belavadi
Published: May 30, 2023 | 206 187
DOI: 10.36347/sjmcr.2019.v07i03.023
Pages: 248-250
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Abstract
Precocious puberty is a condition characterized by the development of secondary sexual characteristics before the median age for sex. It can be either central (gonadotropin dependent) also called true precocious puberty or peripheral (gonadotropin independent) also known as pseudo precocious puberty. 11β hydroxylase deficiency is the second most common cause of the peripheral precocious puberty. Here we present a 4 year male who presented with precocious puberty due to 11β hydroxylase deficiency