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If you are a girl, what is late puberty?

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Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics
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In brief: Complicated

Most people define it as no pubertal development (pubic hair or breast development) by 14 years of age or no onset of menses by 16 years of age.

In brief: Complicated

Most people define it as no pubertal development (pubic hair or breast development) by 14 years of age or no onset of menses by 16 years of age.
Dr. Kevin Windisch
Dr. Kevin Windisch
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Depends

The late end of initial signs like nipple enlargement is listed as 13 with menses by 15.
Those that have not reached either milestone by that age deserve a workup for pubertal delay.

In brief: Depends

The late end of initial signs like nipple enlargement is listed as 13 with menses by 15.
Those that have not reached either milestone by that age deserve a workup for pubertal delay.
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Samuel Freedman
Pediatrics

In brief: Late puberty

In girls breast development is the first sign of true puberty.
This usually occurs by age 10-11. Late development would be defined as starting after age12.

In brief: Late puberty

In girls breast development is the first sign of true puberty.
This usually occurs by age 10-11. Late development would be defined as starting after age12.
Dr. Samuel Freedman
Dr. Samuel Freedman
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