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Bone Age Epiphyseal 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
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
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 ?
Is there a more reliable calculation of predicted height involving both chronological age and bone age?
Fairly: Like any other diagnostic test there are degrees of variability associated with the results. If the bone age is within 6 months of the chronological age then we are doing well. Some medical conditions will alter the bone age as will ethnic differences. ...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
I grew half inch last year...i just turned 17...i am 5"5 inches..my bone age test when I was 13 said my bones were 11.7..am i done growing?
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