Body Surface Area |
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Definition of Body Surface Area: |

A measure of the 2-dimensional extent of the body surface (i.e., the skin). Body surface area (BSA) can be calculated by mathematical formula or from a chart that relates height to weight. BSA is often an important factor in dosing. (NCI) A measure of the 2-dimensional extent of the body surface (i.e., the skin). Body surface area (BSA) can be calculated by mathematical formula or from a chart that relates height to weight. BSA is often an important factor in dosing. |

Body Surface Area is part of the Personal Attribute group |

Body Surface Area is also know as: |

Bsa |