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The olfactory bulb (OB) and pubertal development have a close relationship as they share a common ontogenetic origin. The aim of this study was to analyze the potential relationship between precocious puberty (PP) in girls as a sign of early pubertal timing and their OB volume as an indicator of its functional activity. This study showed that there is a strong correlation between increased OB volume and PH in cases with PP. It indicates that increased OB volume may be a strong clue that olfactory functions play a role in pubertal timing in humans, although it does not show definitive proof of a causal relationship.

A Diagnostic Scoring System to Distinguish Precocious Puberty from Premature Thelarche based on Clinical and Laboratory Findings Murat Karaoglan
Gaziantep Universitesi

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This page is a summary of: The relationship between the olfactory bulb and precocious puberty: from the nose to the pituitary, Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, September 2019, De Gruyter, DOI: 10.1515/jpem-2018-0534.
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