Relationship Between Age at Menarche and Skeletal Maturation Stages in Taiwanese Female Orthodontic Patients

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Eddie Hsiang-Hua Lai ; Jenny Zwei-Chieng Chang ; Chung-Chen Jane Yao ; Shih-Jaw Tsai ; Jen-Pei Liu ; Yi-Jane Chen ; Chun-Pin Lin (2008)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Journal of the Formosan Medical Association, volume 107, issue 7, pages 527-532 (issn: 0929-6646)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/S0929-6646(08)60165-5
  • Subject: 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... View more
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