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Plate 1

Fig. 1. Boy, age 14 years 7 months. Demonstrating (a) epiphyses at angle of coracoid, (6) tip of coracoid, (c) acromion process, (d) fused head and greater tubercle of humerus.

Fig. 2. Male, age 6 years and 11 months. Multangulum majus well marked on left, but completely absent on the right; lunate just appeared on right but no trace on left.

Fig. 3. Same hands as fig. 4. Note two centres for lunate on left side, one dorsal to other.

Fig. 4. Female, age 6. Note two centres for lunate on left side.

Fig. 5. Sesamoids at heads of all metacarpals. Two sesamoids over fifth.


Flecker H. (1932). Roentgenographic observations of the times of appearance of epiphyses and their fusion with the diaphyses. (1932) J Anat. 67: 118-164.3 PMID 17104405

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