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Prashant Raghavan

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Precocious puberty is defined as development of secondary sex characteristics before the age of 8 years in girls and 9 years in boys. Two types of precocious puberty have been recognized: central (CPP) and peripheral (PPP). The central precocious puberty is further divided into idiopathic or organic types. CNS imaging is indicated if CPP is diagnosed in boys at any age or in girls younger than 6 years. Different structural abnormalities are associated with CPP such as Hypothalamic hamartoma, Hypothalamic astrocytoma, germ cell tumors or suprasellar arachnoid cysts. The goals and objectives of the current presentation are as follow: 1- To briefly review the pathophysiology, clinical presentation and different types of CPP 2- To review the indications for CNS imaging work-up in children with CPP and to discuss the appropriate imaging modality and imaging protocol 3- To review different brain pathologies that are associated with CPP followed by discussion of main imaging characteristics through an interactive case series Read More

Meeting name: SPR 2018 Annual Meeting & Postgraduate Course , 2018

Authors: Gharavi Mohamad, Record Jessica, Vidal Lorenna, Raghavan Prashant, Morales Robert

Keywords: Central Precocious Puberty, Imaging