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Growth & Development

NOTE: See Pediatric Tab for height & weight charts.

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  SBP (mm Hg) for Boys DBP (mm Hg) for Boys
Percentile of Height Percentile of Height
Age Yr BP % -tile 5th 50th 95th 5th 50th 95th
10

50th

95th

97

115

102

119

106

123

58

77

61

80

63

82

11

50th

95th

99

117

104

121

107

125

59

78

61

80

63

82

12

50th

95th

101

119

106

123

110

127

59

78

62

81

64

83

13

50th

95th

104

121

108

126

112

130

60

79

62

81

64

83

14

50th

95th

106

124

111

128

115

132

60

80

63

82

65

84

15

50th

95th

109

126

113

131

117

135

61

81

64

83

66

85

16

50th

95th

111

129

116

134

120

137

63

82

65

84

67

87

17

50th

95th

114

131

118

136

122

140

65

84

67

87

70

89

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  SBP (mm Hg) for Girls DBP (mm Hg) for Girls
Percentile of Height Percentile of Height
Age Yr BP % -tile 5th 50th 95th 5th 50th 95th
10

50th

95th

98

116

102

119

105

122

59

77

60

78

62

80

11

50th

95th

100

118

103

121

107

124

60

78

61

79

63

81

12

50th

95th

102

119

105

123

109

126

61

79

62

80

64

82

13

50th

95th

104

121

107

124

110

135

62

80

63

81

65

83

14

50th

95th

106

123

109

126

112

129

63

81

64

82

66

84

15

50th

95th

107

124

110

123

113

131

64

82

65

83

67

85

16

50th

95th

108

125

111

128

114

132

64

82

66

84

68

86

17

50th

95th

108

125

111

129

115

132

64

82

66

84

68

86

Musculoskeletal Pathology

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Pathology Signs & Symptoms
Osgood-Schlatter syndrome
  • Occurs in 10–15 yo ♂ & 10–11 yo ♀

  • Intermittent aching pain at tibial tubercle & distal patellar tendon

  • Enlarged tibial tuberosity

  • Tight quads & hamstrings resulting in ↓ AROM

  • Effusion results in knee extensor lag

  • (+) Ely test (tight rectus femoris)

  • (+) X-ray for avulsion of tibial tuberosity (lateral view)

  • Need to r/o avascular necrosis

Sinding-Larsen-Johansson syndrome
  • Partial avulsion of inferior pole of patella in 10–15 yo ♂

  • Anterior knee pain & TTP at distal pole of the patella with knee extension

  • Antalgic gait

  • ↓ Knee ROM

  • X-ray (lateral view) = fragmentation of inferior patella pole

Slipped capital femoral epiphysis

Note: occurs in boys 2x > girls; higher incidence in African American population; ↑ incidence with growth hormone deficiency

  • Overweight adolescent

  • Recent growth spurt

  • Groin pain with WB

  • Gradual onset of unilateral ...

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