Bone Age


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Bone Age

[′bōn ‚āj]
(archeology)
A prehistoric period of human culture characterized by the use of implements made of bone and antler.
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Constitutional delay of growth and puberty is commonly diagnosed when the height, pubertal development and bone age of an otherwise healthy adolescent boy are significantly below average for chronological age.
Bone age should be monitored periodically during Geref(R) administration, especially in patients who are pubertal and/or receiving concomitant thyroid replacement therapy.
A hand radiograph for bone age determination assists in the differential as well, as LCP patients often have delayed bone age.
Bone age measurement which is one of the variables of growth was evaluated by a specialist of radiodiagnostics with left hand graphy using Greulich-Pyle tables and the bone age values found were compared with healthy reference values obtained from the same reference (16).
Age (months) Dental age Petrous bone age Combined Foetal (gestational months) 8-8-49 -- 3 3 8.
In this letter they publically expressed their strong concern about the dental and bone age assessments conducted by US officials on young asylum seekers.
Aaliyah had a bone age X-ray that showed although she is five years old, her body is of a child two years younger than that, so she still has some catching up to do and we have to wait and see how tall she will grow.
Such prediction is done using bone age determination.
A number of investigations were performed: she was found to have an advanced bone age on X-ray; somatomedin C and TSH levels were normal; and chromosome studies revealed a normal female karyotype--46XX.
He had no growth spurt, his bone age was delayed, and his epiphyses did not fuse.