Delayed Sexual Development

(Delayed Puberty; Delayed Sexual Maturation)

Definition

Girls enter puberty between the ages of 8-14. Boys enter this stage between the ages of 9-14. When this stage is late, it is called delayed sexual development.

Causes

This condition can be caused by:

Risk Factors

Factors that may increase the chance of delayed puberty include:
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