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Humeral head and coracoid ossification in Nigerian newborn infants.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6622087     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The presence of the coracoid and proximal humeral head epiphysis in 201 Nigerian newborn infants was related to gestational age. The appearance of the humeral head of ossification centre was delayed, while the coracoid epiphysis appeared earlier than those of Caucasian newborn infants. There was no difference in the pattern of epiphyseal ossification between the sexes.
J C Odita; C I Ugbodaga; J A Omene; A A Okolo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric radiology     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0301-0449     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Radiol     Publication Date:  1983  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-11-23     Completed Date:  1983-11-23     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0365332     Medline TA:  Pediatr Radiol     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  276-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Epiphyses / physiology*
Gestational Age
Humerus / physiology*
Infant, Newborn
Scapula / physiology*
Time Factors

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