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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The bone age at the beginning of the treatment was 9.99[+ or -]1.13 years in the idiopathic CPP group and 9.44[+ or -]1.5 years in the organic CPP group.
Mazor-Aronovich et al., "Advanced bone age and hyperinsulinemia in overweight and obese children," Endocrine Practice, vol.
*p<0.05; #p<0.0001 BA, Bone Age; BA-CA, Bone Age--Chronological Age; T, Testosterone; AH, Axillary Hair; GD, Genital Development; PH, Pubic Hair; FFM, Fat-Free Mass; CA, Chronological Age; ST, Stature;DHS, Dominant Handgrip Strength.
The median (IQR) age patients started GH treatment was 12.4 (10.4-13.6) years, and the median bone age was 10.6 (7.5-12.0) years.
(16) derived a formula for cervical vertebral bone age in girls, and Caldas et al.
Bone age was assessed with an X-ray of the left hand and wrist (Greulich and Pyle, 1959).
With both sex steroids and gonadotropins in the pubertal range, a GnRH agonist could be used to control gonadal steroid production and stop bone age advancement, allowing children to reach a greater adult height if started before age 6 years.
Imaging and complementary studies showed normal adrenal glands, the presence of an uterus, the absence of female genitals, a bone age of 10 years, and a 46XX karyotype.
Luyi Sun, faculty advisor of the SPE UConn student chapter, took about 70 middle-school students from nearby Tolland, Connecticut, on a quick historical tour of materials use--from the Stone Age through the "Bone Age" and Bronze Age, all the way up to our current "Silicon Age," in which synthetic polymers play key roles, with "Plastics everywhere!"
"In addition to the problems associated with excessive force in an immature skeleton, it should also be noted that players, while chronologically of the same age, may be heterogeneous in terms of size, stage of development and bone age.
Radiological examination (plain plantar view and knee radiography) estimated the bone age to be about 10 years and 3 months.