Active bone marrow distribution as a function of age in humans.

  • M Cristy
  • Published 1981 in Physics in medicine and biology


In response to the need for better quantitative estimates of the regional distribution of the active bone marrow organ in infants and children, a method using various anatomical data has been developed. The method, a refinement of that of Atkinson (1962), predicts that in the newborn 27.8% of the active marrow in the body resides in the skull and 20.7… (More)


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