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What are the tanner stages for boys?

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Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Tanner stages is a: Sexual maturation. At 16 y/o you should have tanner stage ~5. No further height increases after age 17 yrs. Pubic hair: adult pubic hair distribution (15.3 years). Pubic hair spreads to medial thigh.No hair spread to linea alba. Penis: mature genital size by 16.5 yrs. Testes:length >4.5 cm. Secondary sexual characteristics: facial hair present on sides. Mature male physique. Gynecomastia dissaper.

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