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Precocious puberty: Quiz

  
  

Question 1: Precocious puberty is a medical term for ________ occurring at an unusually early age.
Sexual differentiationPrenatal developmentPubertyPregnancy

Question 2: ________ (BPA) is a chemical used in hard plastics, and is frequently used to make baby bottles, water bottles, sports equipment, and medical devices.
Polyvinyl chlorideBis(2-ethylhexyl) adipateBisphenol APolystyrene

Question 3: GnRH agonists stimulate the pituitary to release ________ (FSH) and Luteinizing Hormone (LH).
EstradiolHuman chorionic gonadotropinFollicle-stimulating hormoneGonadotropin

Question 4: Histrelin acetate (Supprelin) or ________, both GnRH agonists, may also be used.
MifepristoneAminoglutethimideLeuprolideGoserelin

Question 5: Central puberty can also occur prematurely if the inhibitory system of the brain is damaged, or a hypothalamic hamartoma produces pulsatile ________ (GnRH).
VasopressinCalcitoninGonadotropin-releasing hormoneCorticotropin-releasing hormone

Question 6: Early pubic hair, ________, or genital development may result from natural early maturation or from several other conditions.
BreastPenisFemale ejaculationRectum

Question 7: ________ in girls before 10 years.
Menstrual cycleMenarcheMenstruationMenopause

Question 8:

b.   Secondary sexual development induced by sex steroids from other abnormal sources (gonadal or ________ tumors, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, etc.) is referred to as peripheral precocious puberty or precocious pseudopuberty.
Adrenal glandTesticleThyroidEndocrine system

Question 9: Precocious puberty can be treated by suppressing the pituitary ________ that induce sex steroid production.
HormoneProgesteroneTestosteroneEndocrine system

Question 10: [3][19] Exposure to chemicals that mimic ________ (known as xenoestrogens) is a possible cause of early puberty in girls.
TestosteroneEstradiolProgesteroneEstrogen
















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