Ashburn, VA
A 43-year-old male asked:

14 year old son(5'3) with bone age of 17. his legs are very long-as tall as his 5'7 dad or even more- but his torso is short. can his upper body grow?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
A little: The anticipated growth of a 5'3" male with a bone age of 17 yrs is 1/2 inch, of combined upper/lower body. We don't factor out the origin on standard growth charts.
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