Relationship Between Age at Menarche and Skeletal Maturation Stages in Taiwanese Female Orthodontic Patients
Eddie Hsiang-Hua Lai
Jenny Zwei-Chieng Chang
Chung-Chen Jane Yao
- Publisher: Elsevier
Journal of the Formosan Medical Association,
musculoskeletal development | R5-920 | hand bones | Medicine (General) | cervical vertebrae | Medicine(all) | wrist | menarche
Background/Purpose: The age at menarche reflects a pubertal girl's physiologic maturity. The aims of this study were to evaluate the relationship between the age at menarche and skeletal maturation in female orthodontic patients.
Methods: Hand-wrist radiographs and l...