"Adrenarche" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A stage of development at which the ADRENAL GLANDS undergo maturation leading to the capability of producing increasing amounts of adrenal androgens, DEHYDROEPIANDROSTERONE and ANDROSTENEDIONE. Adrenarche usually begins at about 7 or 8 years of age before the signs of PUBERTY and continues throughout puberty.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Adrenarche" by people in Profiles.
Oberfield SE, Sopher AB, Gerken AT. Approach to the girl with early onset of pubic hair. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2011 Jun; 96(6):1610-22.
Sopher AB, Gerken AT, Lee EJ, Blaner WE, Deeds S, Gallagher D, Shungu DC, Mao X, Hassoun A, Mahon DJ, Oberfield SE. Retinol-binding protein 4 correlates with triglycerides but not insulin resistance in prepubertal children with and without premature adrenarche. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2011; 24(9-10):683-7.