Sex differences in regional body fat distribution from pre-to postpuberty
We will describe the clinical, neuronal and neurocognitive phenotype of female CD from pre- to postpuberty
and related neuroendocrine and ANS function as well as moderating, mediating and direct risk factors to identify distinct homogeneous subtypes to guide targeted future treatment approaches.
Female pattern hair loss is a common condition that refers to the decrease in central scalp hair density that occurs in females postpuberty
Neurofibromatosis type I is a disorder characterized by the presence of two or more of the following findings: six or more "cafe au lait" macules (> 5 mm in diameter in puberty and > 15 mm in postpuberty
patients), two or more neurofibromas of any type or one plexiform, freckling in the axillary or inguinal regions, optic glioma, two or more "Lish" nodules, and a distinctive osseous lesion.
Collectively, these findings showing that protection in females is conferred postpuberty
suggests that events associated with maturation of reproductive systems may play a role in this response.