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Methods of Studying Growth I
Variations in the Growth of Normal Children
Head and face
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50th centile abnormal acceleration achondroplasia adolescent growth spurt adolescent spurt adrenal adult height age at menarche Age yr Fig amenorrhoea amount androgens androsterone appearance average axillary hair babies birth weight blood bone age boys breast development breast stage cause cells centile centile chart child childhood chronological age clinical cm/yr diagnosis disease disorders effect estimated final stature genitalia gestational age girls gonadotrophin grow growth curve growth hormone deficiency growth in stature growth rate growth velocity hypochondroplasia increase individual inhibit karyotype late maturer lean body mass length levels limbs longitudinal study malabsorption Marshall menarche muscle normal children occurs oestrogen parents patients peak height velocity pituitary plotted population precocious puberty prediction pubic hair radiographs reach relationship score sexual development short stature shown in Fig sitting height skeletal age skeletal maturation skinfold thickness somatomedin syndrome tall testosterone treatment Turner's syndrome TW2 method usually variation velocity curve