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Skeletal Maturation Indicators (SMI) in the Hand-Wrist Radiograph

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Fishman proposed Skeletal Maturation Indicators (SMI) in radiographs of the hand and wrist to evaluate the skeletal maturation of older children and adolescents. This is useful to dentists in assessing patients for orthodontic procedures.

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