Talk:Adrenarche

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Timing of adrenarche

The article states that adrenarche "typically occurs around 6 to 8 years of age." I believe that this is incorrect, and that the typical age of adrenarche is synchronous with or only slightly earlier than puberty. According to the Boston Childrens Hospital website [1], "premature adrenarche" is when adrenarche occurs before age 8 for girls or before age 9 for boys. Another authoritative site [2] makes the same statement. A couple of sites do say 6 to 8 years, but these are non-authoritative sites that may be derived from this Wikipedia article. Herbsttag (talk) 16:39, 23 May 2014 (UTC)

  1. ^ http://www.childrenshospital.org/health-topics/conditions/premature-adrenarche
  2. ^ http://www.ae-society.org/Premature_Adrenarche