Heel pad thickness of adult Ethiopian patients in Tikur Anbessa Hospital, Addis Abeba.


One-hundred-twenty-five male and 113 female subjects attending the Tikur Anbessa Hospital Radiology Department in Addis Abeba from August 1991 to July 1992 were included in a study of heel pad thickness (HPT). Their age ranged from 10 to 65 years (mean 30.4 years) and body weight 21 to 86 kg (mean 55.7). Mean HPT for males was 21.4 mm (SD 1.6), range 17mm… (More)