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A study of lower extremity length inequality.

@article{Rush1946ASO,
  title={A study of lower extremity length inequality.},
  author={William A. Rush and H Steiner},
  journal={The American journal of roentgenology and radium therapy},
  year={1946},
  volume={56 5},
  pages={
          616-23
        }
}
  • W. Rush, H. Steiner
  • Published 1946
  • Medicine
  • The American journal of roentgenology and radium therapy
The 1,000 soldiers in this study were consecutive, non-selected cases who were sent to the roentgen (X-ray) department because of a low back complaint. By using their meticulous methodology of measurement, these authors conclude it is possible to accurately measure differences in lower extremity lengths as manifested by a difference in the heights of the femoral heads. The greatest difference in leg length measured was 44 mm, or about 1.75 inches. 
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