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Table 4 Limit of the anteroposterior dimension of the spleen(cm) according to body surface area of the children using non-parametric reference limits (2.5th -97.5th ) and 5th – 97th percentiles) (n = 403)

From: Sonographic evaluation of spleen size in apparently healthy children in north-west Ethiopia, 2020: time to define splenomegaly

Variable Centiles of Anteroposterior dimension of spleen
Body surface area (square metre) 0.025 0.05 0.95 0.975
0.8 2.3 2.5 4.4 4.5
0.9 2.6 2.7 4.5 4.7
1.0 2.8 2.9 4.6 4.8
1.1 3.0 3.1 4.7 4.9
1.2 3.2 3.3 4.8 4.9
1.3 3.4 3.5 4.9 5.0
1.4 3.5 3.6 5.0 5.1