Treatment of precocious puberty – Paediatrics MCQ

Which of the following is the treatment of choice for true precocious puberty?

A. Surgical removal of hypothalamic tumor
B. GnRH
C. Androgen blocking agents
D. LH

Correct answer : B. GnRH

Treatment of precocious puberty :
Pulsatile secretion of Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone is responsible for the secretion of FSH and LH. By exogenous administration of GnRH, it is possible to maintain a constant level of GnRH in the blood. This inhibits the release of FSH and LH.

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