Flashcards in Adolescent Medicine Deck (4)
Between 8 and 12 yr of age, the first visible sign of puberty which corresponds to SMR2 in girls is?
Appearance of breast buds
Menarche usually appears at what SMR stage?
during SMR3-4 (median age, 12 yr; normal range, 9-16 yr)
In boys, what is the first visible sign of puberty? What SMR stage does it correspond with?
SMR2 - testicular enlargement
- beginning as early as 9 1/2 yrs, this is followed by penile growth during SMR3