Radiographic measurements of metacarpophalangeal lengths in Japanese children

  title={Radiographic measurements of metacarpophalangeal lengths in Japanese children},
  author={Shinya Matsuura and Tadashi Kajii},
  journal={Japanese Journal of Human Genetics},
SummaryThe lengths of 19 tubular bones of the hand were measured on radiographs of 1,585 Japanese children aged 0 to 17 years. The means and standard deviations related to age and sex were calculated and presented in tables. Using the standards, examples of the metacarpophalangeal pattern profile analysis are presented. 

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