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macrogenitosomia praecox


Definition: a disorder in which gonadal maturation (puberty) and the adolescent growth spurt in bodily height occur in the first decade of life; often associated with a pineal tumor or lesions in hypothalamic areas known to regulate gonadotropin secretion.

Synonym(s): Pellizzi syndrome

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