Bone age indicates the degree of maturation of a child's bones. As a child grows through childhood, puberty, and after reaching adulthood, the bones show changes in their size and shape. A bone age study helps to estimate the maturity of the child's bones. It is studied by taking X-rays of the wrist, hands, and fingers. It is a safe and painless procedure.
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