Long-bone Sentence Examples
Early recognition is important for effective treatment, particularly for long bone bowing which is treated by bracing.
Thus, poorly nourished boys and girls may be delayed in linear bone growth, diminished in all bone widths, later in the appearance of ossification centers, and delayed in epiphyseal union (completion of long-bone growth).
The question of long-bone growth and completion is of particular concern to parents of children whose growth falls at the outside edges of the normal range.
In some cases long-bone growth may be accelerated by growth hormone administration if given by age nine, without speeding the timing of completion of long-bone growth.Advertisement