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Doctor insights on: Bone Age Epiphyseal Males

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At what bone age do epiphyseal plates close for males?

At what bone age do epiphyseal plates close for males?

Depends on which bon: Epiphyses close at different ages depending on a particular bone and which end of the bone you are referring to; e.g. Distal end of femur closes at a different time than distal end of radius. ...Read more

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Bone (Definition)

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


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At what age do growth plates close for males?

At what age do growth plates close for males?

Usually 20s: Usually early 20s for peripheral growth plates and a little later for the spinal ones. ...Read more

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Do flavonoids stunt bone growth in males ?

Do flavonoids stunt bone growth in males ?

No: Flavonoids from a normal balanced diet do not cause problems with bone growth. Foods containing flavonoids include onions, blueberries and other berries, black tea, green tea, oolong tea, bananas, citrus fruits, and extra-dark chocolate. ...Read more

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What age will epiphyseal plate close?

What age will epiphyseal plate close?

Depends on the plate: Most females stop growing around 14 and males around 16. (there are exceptions.) the epiphyseal plates close around this time. Although some plates in the clavicle don't close until people are in their early 20s. ...Read more

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Till what age boys can grow tall?

Till what age boys can grow tall?

Varies: The growth centers in the long bones determine final stature. Hormones of puberty signal the centers to begin closure and most males finish by 17-18. In a few with delayed puberty and growth, the centers remain open and an xray of the wrist and hand will show a person has open centers more like a 14 -15 year old.I've never seen one grow taller after 20. ...Read more

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Does height for girls grow at age of 17?

Does height for girls grow at age of 17?

Varies some: Most will grow about 2.5 in or 5 cm after their first period.The growth centers of females close at this point, which varies from 15-17 in most.There are some that finish sooner or later. An x-ray of the hand can be assessed for bone maturity and likelihood of further growth. ...Read more

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At what age do males normally have their growth spurt?

Generally, 14-17. : Personal story. At my bar mitzvah, age 13, the picture with my 16 year old brother showed a little squirt that barely came up to len's nipples. At 15, coming home from summer camp, i got a horrendous case of mono (thanks, phoebe) that put me in bed for months, relapsed at xmas, put me in bed for another 2 months. I went to bed 5'2" and got up at 5'8"! by age 18, i was 5'11". Life is strange. ...Read more

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At which age does the growth plates close ?

At which age does the growth plates close ?

It varies from perso: -2 person & male 2 female. Female's are closed earlier than males. Best 2 Google it & examine the charts. Sam Decker a I/W buckets star is a junior, & from the end of his soph year to star of this year went from 6'7" 225# to 6'9" & 240#. Pelvic illeac apophysis closure is when it's over, seen only on imaging. ...Read more

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11.9 female with current bone age of 14 years. She is 4'11''. Xr bone age impression "near complete fusion of growth plates. Partially open plates of distal radius and ulna. Mom is 5'7' dad 6'1. Help?

11.9 female with current bone age of 14 years.  She is 4'11''. Xr bone age impression "near complete fusion of growth plates. Partially open plates of distal radius and ulna. Mom is 5'7' dad 6'1. Help?

Peds endocrinologist: This is really specialized care that you want to see a pediatric endocrinologist. She is right at the borderline of being appropriate for growth hormone treatment. Growth hormone treatment is very expensive. But using it now might be able to have her gain a couple more inches in height. ...Read more

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Do isoflavones or phytoestrogens affect male growth plates and bone growth ?

Do isoflavones or phytoestrogens affect male growth plates and bone growth ?

Drugs: Unless your doctor has seen and examined you it is wrong to take isoflavones and/or phytoestrogens! If your doctor sees you and prescribes them I would like to hear from you again. ...Read more

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Delayed growth spurt at what age for boy?

Delayed growth spurt at what age for boy?

After age13-14: Delayed puberty for a boy is when by age 13-14 years, there are no pubertal changes, like testicular enlargement. Depending on the cause for the delay and whether treatment is indicated, growth rate should increase as puberty evolves. ...Read more

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Does dieting at young age cause delayed puberty?

Does dieting at young age cause delayed puberty?

It can: Underweight from dieting, or just underweight, often delays the onset of puberty and slows growth. Weight management in children should really be medically supervised for these reasons and more. ...Read more

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Boys grow until what age?

Boys grow until what age?

Varies: This depends on genetics. Some men can grow into their twenties but average is in the teens. ...Read more

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Girls can grow taller until which age?

Girls can grow taller until which age?

varies: The potential for continued linear growth is determined by an interplay of the hormones of puberty and the growth centers of the long bones.As long as the growth centers remain open, growth is possible. However, the initiation of menses provides a well defined marker in girls, and most can only expect another 2.5 in or 5 cm growth after this happens. ...Read more

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Excessive masterbution from age15 male caused early onset puberty causing my growth plates to close prematurely resticting to my potential height gain?

Excessive masterbution from age15 male caused early onset puberty causing my growth plates to close prematurely resticting to my potential height gain?

Not true: That just doesn't happen. These are simply tales which have no bearing on the reality of genetics. Children masturbate from the time they're very small. People would be dwarfs if this concept was based in any reality. ...Read more

Male (Definition)

Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more