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Femur Length To Determine Baby Height Cm
Should fundal height match gestational age from lmp? I.E. If 28 weeks from lmp, fundal height should be approx 28 cm
Within 3 wks: This is a rough guideline that obstetricians follow after 20wks. A three week discrepancy is acceptable and if greater, should prompt need for ultrasound evaluation. ...Read more
No.: But if you double the length of an infant's foot at one year of age you'll know the adult foot size. ...Read more
Can height grow 2 to 3 inches after 23 years of age for women? weight is 48 kgs. current height 5'2''
No: women's growth curve stop between 14 and 17 on a very ...Read more
SHE decides!: The "ideal weight" charts r subscience / entertainment / junk. All the olympic runners are "underweight" and all the elite bodybuilders are "obese". The best body for a woman of any height is what looks and feels best for her, while she is able 2b competitive at sports with her peers. Anyone making this more complicating is troubling you unnecessarily. Cherish what nature has given you & stay fit. ...Read more
5'10": If a boy is 5'0" at 12 and has bone maturity equal to his age, he should follow the normal growth charts and end up 5'10". An x-ray of the left wrist and hand can be assessed for "bone age".If the growth centers are open and consistent with a 10yo, the kid would likely be taller, if more like 14, shorter. Shoe size has no predictive value. See www.Cdc.Gov/growthcharts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Done usg at 11 weeks uterus size 14.4-8.5-6.8cm .Does it means growth of baby acc to gestational age is it normal?
Not enough info: At 11 weeks gestation i care far less about your uterine size than the size of the fetus . If you can provide that information it would be helpful. ...Read more
My baby boy was born @ 40wks with 38 CM head cicumference. After three months it is 41.5 cm. Is that normal? Hos length 69 CM and weight 7.6 kg
Head size: Your baby's head circumference is still normal for his age. ...Read more
What is the best surgical type/technique bone elongation for 26 Y/o man complaining of short stature (his hight 158 cm and want to be 163 cm minimum)?
See an orthopedic surgeon: who would honestly advise you, to my knowledge there is no such surgical procedure to make you taller at your age, wearing high heals would be an option, good luck ...Read more
In terms of?: There are growth charts with reference norms to determine if growth rate is normal. The chart isn't the problem if there is concern about accuracy. Kids have to be measured with a stadiometer (shoes off) to get accurate height info. If it still doesn't seem right the stadiometer may need to be calibrated to make sure it's accurate. ...Read more
Abuse or defect: My top thought would be the twisting action of a grumpy parent trying to change a diaper in a crying infant. There are some rare metabolic disorders that would make the bones weak, and accidental injury more possible.However, I would place abuse, even by accident, at the top of my list, and pursue a full family evaluation.Many larger hospitals have a team that works thru this issue. ...Read more
No: This would be caused by abuse.Get a more detailed answer ›
27w2d pregnant. 4d scan, femur length 47.8, should I worry for ds? Everything else is perfect. Efw ac/fl is 2lb7oz. Does that mean a short baby?
Discuss with doc: Your doctor should be able to look at your overall pregnancy, family history and determine if you had maternal genetic screening done in the first and /or second trimester. They can then look at the presence of short femurs in the context of your overall pregnancy to provide guidance on whether or not the presence of short femurs is a cause for concern. ...Read more
Can you really measure head and femur lenghts in ultrasound? What does that mean? I had an ultrasound done on my 26 week old baby and the doctor said the femur length measued 26 weeks, but the head an abdomen were 29 weeks. Is this a sign of a deformity
Bpd is 36.6mm, ofd is 44.4mm, hc is 131.6mm, AC is 110.6mm and femur length is 20.7mm. Heartbeat is 170bpm. Is this small measurements for 16 wks?
Growth scan: All fetal measurements should come with percentages that tell you how you big your baby is compared to other babies. Nevertheless at 16 weeks most babies are the same size and only really began growing differently during the third trimester. Consult with your doctor for more information. ...Read more
Pain in my leg. Not in my panty area. The length of my femur but the inner part . Hurts to touch?
21 weeks pregnant. Femur length 3.82 (21w 2d), bpd 5.34 (22w 2d). Ac 16.9. Is it okay when the bpd is a week ahead?
1 week: Radiologist would not consider a 1 week difference in measurements as clinically significant but rather within the margin of error. ...Read more
My sister is 25 weeks pregnant according to dates. But the recent scan showed 24 week femur length and all others corresponding to 23 weeks.Is this ok?
The femur length and the , head circumference and the AC gives you the accurate fetal age? (2nd trimester) .thank you!
I turn 17 next month and have severe idiopathic juvenile osteoporosis. I have been taking idrophos and calcium after a femur fracture 2 years back. I have lost height due to vertebral compression.
Can the height loss be reversed or corrected in any way?
I got interlocking femur rod removal surgery 6 days ago.I have 1 in stitch on hip side and 1 CM stitch near knee. Can i roll over to sleep on stomach?
Call the surgeon: The best answers to the specific needs of a post operative patient will be made by those who best know you and your case. Each patient has specific differences from others in the way their surgery went and the precautions a surgeon would have are based on those differences. If you can't get through now, follow the guidelines you were given at discharge. ...Read more
I have a Bakers cyst measuring 4.4 cm and "bone island" in the femur on right leg/knee. I also have a partial torn meniscus. Is this serious?
Not life threatening: Not serious in the form of being life threatening. The bone island is likely an incidental finding. A bakers cyst in an adult is usually related to an underlying internal derangement of the knee, such as the meniscal tear you are describing. If you are having trouble it is reasonably simple to take care of both arthroscopically. Don't hesitate to be seen. ...Read more
How can an eight month old baby break his femur. It was an accident (friend) but web searches show this is fairly rare.?
If a child were to break both femur bones in an accident would his growth be stunted and he end up shorter?
Location, location: The location of the fracture is important. If the fracture involves the growth plates of the bone, growth may be affected. The more severe the injury is to the growth plate, the more likely a problem will occur. In other locations of the femur, growth problems are less likely. Close monitoring will be required with xrays to determine if there might be a problem. ...Read more
I dev. Osteochondritis dessicans in lateral chondyl femur as child. 1st surgery at 18, now 58, 5'7, 125 lbs., feel crippled by pain, swelling. Options?
Partial knee replace: Unicompartmental knee replacement performs very well in the vast majority of patients who are appropriate candidates. The advantages of partial knee replacement over total knee replacement include: quicker recovery less pain after surgery less blood loss good luck. ...Read more
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