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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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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?

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

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Would HGH be effective at a bone age of 16?

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 more

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Child's height prediction calculator with bone age?

Child's height prediction calculator with bone age?

Use with caution...: ...As the simple number spit out by these calculators only tells a small piece of the story. But here's one link: http://growthcalc.Chip.Org/growthcalc. ...Read more

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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 more

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Male (Definition)

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