"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.
Normal and Premature Adrenarche. Endocr Rev. 2021 11 16; 42(6):783-814.
Clinical review: Identifying children at risk for polycystic ovary syndrome. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2007 Mar; 92(3):787-96.