Pediatric Skeletal Anatomy

Pediatric Skeletal Anatomy

Because their bodies are still growing, children’s skeletons are different from adults’.

 Outline of baby with skeleton visible. Shaded areas show growth plates at ends of bones. 


 Outline of child with skeleton visible.

Online Medical Reviewer: Bass, Pat F. III, MD, MPH

Online Medical Reviewer: Images reviewed by StayWell art team.

Online Medical Reviewer: Joseph, Thomas N., MD

Online Medical Reviewer: Sather, Rita, RN

Date Last Reviewed: 6/1/2018

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