Fracture Education : Anatomic differences: child vs. adult - adult bone growth

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SEER Training: Bone Development & Growth adult bone growth


Bone development continues throughout adulthood. Even after adult stature is attained, bone development continues for repair of fractures and for remodeling to.

and longitudinal data on 113 older adults indicate continuing adult bone continuing bone growth as a general phenomenon not necessarily related to weight-.

The last bones to ossify via intramembranous ossification are the flat bones of the face, which reach their adult size at the end of the adolescent growth spurt.