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Transient pseudo-precocious puberty by probable oestrogen intake in 3 girls
  1. A M Pasquino,
  2. R Balducci,
  3. M L Manca Bitti,
  4. G L Spadoni,
  5. B Boscherini


    We report the clinical and laboratory findings in 3 prepubertal girls with transient signs of sexual precocity. Accidental oestrogen intake from contaminated food was the most likely cause, the luteinsing hormone—releasing hormone test showing suppressed secretion of follicle-stimulating hormone and luteinsing hormone at the time of maximal oestrogenisation.

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