Polycystic ovaries, precocious puberty and acquired hypothyroidism: The Van Wyk and Grumbach syndrome

Anindya Chattopadhyay, Vijaya Kumar, Mohan Marulaiah

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Long-standing acquired hypothyroidism can rarely be associated with precocious puberty and polycystic ovaries. The authors report such a case, which responded to the simple replacement of thyroid hormone. It is important to look for hypothyroidism in girls with ovarian masses and precocious puberty to avoid surgery on the ovaries.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1390-1392
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 01-09-2003


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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