Table 7

 Scoring system for identifying patients that qualify for short-stature homeobox containing gene (SHOX) testing based on clinical criteria

Score itemCriterionScore points
Arm span/height ratio<96.5%2
Sitting height/height ratio>55.5%2
Body–mass index>50th percentile4
Cubitus valgusYes2
Short forearmYes3
Bowing of forearmYes3
Appearance of muscular hypertrophyYes3
Dislocation of ulna (at elbow)Yes5
Total24