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Bone age test for child shows advanced bone age. What to expect about adult height?

My son is 8.3 years old.on our annual physical checkup , our pediatrician ordered a bone age test.The test results came back saying he has a bone age advanced by 3 years.His height and weight also corresponds to that of an average 11 year old. I am concerned about his adult height. I am 5.4 ft and husband is 5.11ft tall. we are yet to make an appointment with the endo. please advice what to expect??
Asked On : Sat, 2 Feb 2013
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Ayurveda Specialist 's  Response
1. as the test shows difference between bone age and chronological age of your child,(i.e. his skeletal system is maturing fast) thus probably it is a growth disorder unless your Pediatric endocrinologist feels differently.
2. He will run some tests for Growth hormone, thyroid profile.
3. meanwhile if he was born pre maturely, in these cases, this test is a poor indicator of age. (check with hospital records)
Answered: Wed, 10 Jul 2013
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Homeopath Dr. Mitalkumar Parsaniya's  Response
hello good afternoon as yr child growth is upper from as yr child age it may cause due to genetic .i think u dont have to wory about yr child height, child growth is continue up tu age of 15 to 18 . it may posible growth of yr child may be slow down as his age is increase.if you have doubt about yr child growth u should consult yr physician and discuss yr problem with him . he may advise you and help u to get solution of yr problem
Answered: Tue, 14 May 2013
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