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      Associations between body mass, leptin, IGF-I and circulating adrenal androgens in children with obesity and premature adrenarche.

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          To explain why adrenal androgens rise with increasing adiposity during childhood, the role of body mass index (BMI), leptin and IGF-I was studied. We also tested whether these parameters contribute to inducing premature adrenarche (PA).

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          Journal
          Eur. J. Endocrinol.
          European journal of endocrinology
          0804-4643
          0804-4643
          Apr 2002
          : 146
          : 4
          Affiliations
          [1 ] Children's Hospital, Charite Campus Virchow, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany.
          Article
          146537
          11916623

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