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Indian Journal of Clinical Anatomy and Physiology

‘A Roentgenologic study of epiphyseal union around elbow joints in boys and girls of Bastar Region’

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Author Details: Nandanwar RA, Wahane AM, Dange NS

Volume : 3

Issue : 2

Online ISSN : 2394-2126

Print ISSN : 2394-2118

Article First Page : 217

Article End Page : 229


Age of union of epiphysis is an predominant purpose method of age determination which is a elaborate undertaking for medico legal person. Nevertheless, this age varies with racial, geographic, climatic and quite a lot of other factors. Be trained of quite a lot of textual content books in Anatomy and Radiology displays a obtrusive discrepancy as regards the a long time at which the distinct epiphyses fuse with the respective diaphyses in long bones. These variations have urged want of separate average of ossification for separate regions. This leads us to be taught ages of epiphyseal union around elbow joint, a rarely studied joint. Study was once carried out in total eighty healthful subjects having ages from 13 to 23 years and size of dwelling in Bastar more than 10 years. Chronological age upto the day of examination used to be decided and A-P view of right elbow joint used to be taken in each case. From this radiographs age of union of epiphyses round elbow joint is decided and when compared with the opposite authors from different states of India and in addition with other nations and located to fluctuate substantially.

Epiphysis, Elbow joint, Radius, Humerus