Delayed puberty in girls is a concerning condition characterized by decreased functional activity of the ovaries resulting in late onset of ovulation and secondary sex characteristics.
Q: When should puberty in girls begin?
A: Puberty in girls is a stage of reproductive development that occurs at the average age of 12.1 years (between the ages of 9 and 15 years) and ends in sexual maturity.
Secondary sex characteristics are breast development and appearance of pubic hair that is followed by underarm hair and white vaginal secretion. The first menstrual period (menarche) follows this sequence.
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