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Puberty And Growth Plate Closure
If growth plates are fused in puberty what's the matter in gigantism, why and how a person keeps on growing?
Puberty is the normal condition in which a humans physically change from child to a teenage pre-adult who is able to reproduce (become fertile, able to have children). Pubertal development is divided into 5 stages by appearance (Tanner stages). Adolescence is time when puberty occurs, and includes ...Read more
Is full compensatory/catch up growth possible after late puberty? How about at age 20 if growth plates are open until 23.
I know growth plates fuse after puberty but what could cause someone's growth plates to never close? Have there been cases of that happening and why?
If someone went thru puberty but growth plates never closed, would their height keep growing even in 30s or 40s or would it stop earlier @ some point?
Was just told that growth plates can reopen later in life, post-puberty & yrs after someone seemed to stop growing. Is there any truth to those claims?
Excessive masterbution from age15 male caused early onset puberty causing my growth plates to close prematurely resticting to my potential height gain?
What are poss. causes where growth plates of late 30-something fail to close? Estrogen levels normal. Isn't estrogen what closes plates post puberty?
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