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Carpal radiograph is used for assessment of:

 # Carpal radiograph is used for assessment of:
A. Bone condition
B. Chronological age
C. Treatment plan
D. Skeletal maturation





The correct answer is: D. Skeletal Maturation.

There are different methods to assess the skeletal maturity of an indivudual which include:
1. Use of hand wrist radiographs
2. Evaluation of skeletal maturation using cervical vertebrae
3. Assessment of maturity by clinical and radiographic examination of different stages of tooth (Lower third molar)

Hand wrist radiograph is the most reliable among all these. 


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