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Table. 3.

Table. 3.

Comparisons of prevalence of pituitary abnormalities and pathologic findings of pituitary magnetic resonance imaging among central precocious puberty groups

Girls Boys P-value

≤6 yr >6 yr
Pituitary abnormalities 11 (64.7) 45 (47.9) 8 (42.1) 0.353
Hyperplasia 3 (17.6) 25 (26.6) 4 (21.1) 0.762
Hypoplasia 7 (41.2)* 13 (13.8) 3 (15.8) 0.027
Rathket’s cleft cyst 1 (5.9) 6 (6.4) 1 (5.3) >0.99
Pituitary adenoma 0 (0) 1 (1.1) 0 (0) >0.99
Pathologic findings
Hamartoma 1 (5.9) 0 (0) 1 (5.3) 0.075

Values are presented as number (%).

*P<0.05 vs. >6 years.

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