Endocrinology Book


Bone Age Film

Aka: Bone Age Film, Bone Age
  1. Definition
    1. Growth Assessment tool in the evaluation of abnormal growth
  2. Indications
    1. Growth Assessment (e.g. Short Stature)
    2. Failure to Thrive
  3. Technique
    1. Age under 2 years
      1. Knee XRay (Anteroposterior and lateral)
      2. Hand XRay (Anteroposterior and Lateral)
    2. Age over 2 years
      1. Left hand (anteroposterior)
      2. Left wrist (anteroposterior)
  4. Interpretation
    1. Bone Age 2 SD above or below Chronological age suggests a pathological condition

Bone age (C0429620)

Concepts Finding (T033)
SnomedCT 123980006
English age bones, bone age, age bone, Bone age, Bone age (observable entity), Bone age, function (observable entity)
Spanish edad ósea (entidad observable), edad ósea
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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