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Delayed Sexual Development

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by Kellicker P

(Delayed Puberty; Delayed Sexual Maturation)

 

Causes

This condition can be caused by:
Complications From Cystic Fibrosis
mucous plug aveoli and pancrease
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Diagnosis

Your child's bodily fluids and tissues may be tested. This can be done with blood tests.
Images may be taken of your child's bodily structures. This can be done with:
  • MRI scan
  • Pelvic ultrasound (female)
  • Skull x-ray
 

RESOURCES

The American Academy of Family Physicians
http://familydoctor.org

American Academy of Pediatrics
http://www.healthychildren.org

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

About Kids Health
http://www.aboutkidshealth.ca

Caring for Kids
http://www.caringforkids.cps.ca

 

References


Delayed puberty. Nemours KidsHealth website. Available at: http://kidshealth.org/teen/sexual%5Fhealth/changing%5Fbody/delayed%5Fpuberty.html . Updated August 2011. Accessed July 22, 2013.


Delayed Puberty. American Academy of Pediatrics Healthy Children website. Available at: http://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/gradeschool/puberty/Pages/Delayed-Puberty.aspx . Updated May 11, 2013. Accessed July 22, 2013.


Female delayed puberty. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/what.php . Updated July 15, 2013. Accessed July 22, 2013.


Male delayed puberty. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/what.php . Updated February 7, 2012. Accessed July 22, 2013.


Blondell RD, Foster MB, Kamlesh CD. Disorders of puberty. Am Fam Physician . Available at: http://www.aafp.org/afp/990700ap/209.html . Accessed July 22, 2013.

 

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