Gestational age (weeks)

Figure 8.18 Hand length, both sexes, at birth. From Merlob et al. (1984a), by permission.

Pitfalls Individuals with disproportion within the hand will need to have the various segments of their hand separately evaluated.

In individuals with contractures of the wrist or hand the tape should be pressed along the palm of the hand, eliminating false reduction in length.

Figure 8.19 Hand length, both sexes, birth to two years. From Feingold and Bossert (1974), by permission.

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