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At What Bone Age Do Epiphyseal Plates Close For Males
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
I am male and 18 years old, and my bone age is the same (fused metacarpals and phalanges). Can i grow yet? How much? What should I do? Thanks.
No: Probably not if your growth plates are fused. And once you stop, nothing will help you resume growth. ...Read more
I'm just about 5'6 (male) and I have been taking prescribed HGH for 5 months. My bone age is .5 years behind. How tall may I be? Dad: 5'10 Mom: 5'1
15 yrs old athlete male 185cm - 17 yrs bone age. About to have ACL reconstruction surjery. Is there a risk of asymmetric growth after to surjery ?
Male,21,very worry,dad=172cm,mum=160cm,I am 155cm,read that could it be hormonal problem&bone age can delay?if yes still can make my growth normal?
Accept your height: If you went through puberty and have the features of an adult male, you likely stopped growing at 17-19 like most males.An x-ray of your wrist.hand could show potential for more growth, but that would be matched by relative immaturity of other features. If your growth centers ore still open, a balanced diet, proper rest and exercise support maximum height. ...Read more
Is bone age related to the growth plates? At bone age 16, is growth possible? How much (with genectis not being a problem)?
Yes: Bone growth plates activity is related to age but growth can continue to occur after 16 years of age in some individuals. ...Read more
No: Longitudinal growth is done in girls by bone age of 16 and nearly done in boys with the same bone age. Hgh would not be used for the purpose of growth in a child with a bone age of 16. In patients with persistent gh deficiency who are done growing, we will consider reinitiating hgh at adult doses for the metabolic benefits. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My bone age is 12 years and my actual age is 20 years can I increase height at 20 age ? If yes then tell me the proper name of medicine .
Yes: If your BA is 12 , it suggests you have several years during which you can grow under the right treatment.It is also suggestive of hormonal deficiencies,that would include growth hormone and possibly others. Your profile lists many initial tests but more will be needed. An endocrinologist should be consulted to help with testing and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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