Lengths, girths, and diameters of children's fingers from 3 to 10 years of age.

@article{Hohendorff2010LengthsGA,
  title={Lengths, girths, and diameters of children's fingers from 3 to 10 years of age.},
  author={Bernd Hohendorff and Christian Weidermann and Klaus Josef Burkhart and Pol M Rommens and K J Prommersberger and Moritz Anton Konerding},
  journal={Annals of anatomy = Anatomischer Anzeiger : official organ of the Anatomische Gesellschaft},
  year={2010},
  volume={192 3},
  pages={156-61}
}
We obtained data on the lengths, girths, and diameters of the fingers of children from 3 to 10 years of age. A total of 160 children (78 girls, 82 boys) were examined in a cross-sectional investigation. The length of each finger of the right hand of every child was measured, as were the girths of the proximal, middle, and distal phalanges, and of the proximal and distal interphalangeal joint. The average length of the thumb was 49 (35-65) mm. The index and ring fingers both averaged 69 (index… CONTINUE READING