Paediatric kidney size

The paediatric kidneys follow a growth curve. The measurements below are of the longest maximal dimension. Measurements in parentheses are one standard deviation.

  • 0 months 1:  female: 4.15 cm (0.35); male: 4.22 cm (0.32)
  • 2 months: 5.28 cm (0.66)
  • 6 months: 6.15 cm (0.67)
  • 10 months: 6.23 cm (0.63)
  • 1.5 years: 6.65 cm (0.54)
  • 2.5 years: 7.36 cm (0.54)
  • 3.5 years: 7.36 cm (0.64)
  • 4.5 years: 7.87 cm (0.50)
  • 5.5 years: 8.09 cm (0.54)
  • 6.5 years: 7.83 cm (0.72)
  • 7.5 years: 8.33 cm (0.51)
  • 8.5 years: 8.90 cm (0.88)
  • 9.5 years: 9.20 cm (0.90)
  • 10.5 years: 9.17 cm (0.82)
  • 11.5 years: 9.60 cm (0.64)
  • 12.5 years: 10.42 cm (0.87)
  • 13.5 years: 9.79 cm (0.75)
  • 14.5 years: 10.05 cm (0.62)
  • 15.5 years: 10.93 cm (0.76)
  • 16.5 years: 10.04 cm (0.86)
  • 17.5 years: 10.53 cm (0.29)
  • 18.5 years: 10.81 cm (1.13)
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rID: 48539
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Pediatric kidney size
  • Paediatric renal size
  • Pediatric renal size

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