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Estimation of Height in Chinese Children

Purpose:

To estimate the height of a Chinese pediatric patient based on arm span, foot length and length of long bones using the equations of Cheng et al.

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Description:

Cheng et al developed equations for predicting body height in Chinese children based on a variety of body measurements. This can be used if height cannot be measured because of injury, deformity or other cause.

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