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ea0058p008 | Bone | BSPED2018

Incidental morphological findings on bone age radiographs: their importance in clinical diagnosis

Stirling Heather , Ali Sana , Selmi Mariyah , Joshi Anuja , Helm Emma , Parsons Caron

Background: X-rays of the hand and wrist are routinely performed to evaluate bone age (BA) in children with endocrine and growth disorders. BA is used essentially to assess growth potential, but the BA x-ray can reveal additional morphological abnormalities. Incidental findings on the BA x-ray can aid clinical diagnosis and prompt appropriate further investigations to establish the childÂ’s final diagnosis.Methods: A 10-year retrospective review of 1...