Obesity and Short Stature in Children with Myelomeningocele

@article{HayesAllen1972ObesityAS,
  title={Obesity and Short Stature in Children with Myelomeningocele},
  author={M. Hayes-Allen},
  journal={Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology},
  year={1972},
  volume={14}
}
  • M. Hayes-Allen
  • Published 1972
  • Medicine
  • Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology
  • The true degree of obesity in children with myelomeningocele may well be underestimated if conventional means of assessment are used. In this study of 50 children with myelomeningocele, mcasurements wzre made of height (in the supine position), weight and subscapular skinfold thickness. The results were recorded on charts to show the relationship between weight/age, height/age, weight/height and subscapular skinfold/age, and these were compared with percentile charts for normal children of the… CONTINUE READING
    39 Citations
    ASSESSMENT OF STATURE OF CHILDREN WITH MYELOMENINGOCELE, AND USEFULNESS OF ARM‐SPAN MEASUREMENT
    • 43
    Growth and sexual development in children with meningomyleocoele
    • 30
    Anthropometry and obesity in myelomeningocele
    • 36
    • Highly Influenced
    Obesity and Myelomeningocele: Anthropometric Measures
    • 17
    GROWTH OF TRUNK AND LEGS OF CHILDREN WITH MYELOMENINGOCELE
    • 18
    ASSESSMENT OF OBESITY OF CHILDREN WITH SPINA BIFIDA
    • 55

    References

    SHOWING 1-7 OF 7 REFERENCES
    Standards from birth to maturity for height, weight, height velocity, and weight velocity: British children, 1965. I.
    • 908
    • PDF
    Growth and physique studies.
    • Human BioloRy: A Giride to Field Mefhods
    • 1969
    ‘ Growth and physique studies . ’ I n
    • 1969
    Report on the Heights and Weights (and other Measurernents) of School PuDils in the County of London
    • 1961