Landmarks

 

Table 1. Mean Facial Soft Tissue Thickness (mm) Derived From MRI Scans of Northwest Indian Men and Women

Landmarks

Men

Women

t

M

SD

M

SD

 
Midsagittal section

Vertex

3.50

0.19

3.40

0.15

2.27*

Supraglabella

3.60

0.14

3.40

0.15

5.33**

Glabella

4.70

0.15

4.20

0.10

15.20**

Nasion

5.10

0.12

4.60

0.14

14.85**

End of nasal

2.10

0.10

2.10

0.16

ns

Midphiltrum

11.40

0.20

9.20

0.33

31.23**

Upper lip margin

9.60

0.10

8.60

0.18

26.59**

Lower lip margin

12.50

0.15

12.80

0.20

6.58**

Chin-lip fold

9.60

0.13

9.50

0.14

2.87*

Mental eminence

9.70

0.10

9.60

0.14

3.18*

Beneath chin

6.40

0.12

6.60

0.12

6.46**

Opisthocranion

6.40

0.24

6.30

0.22

1.68ns

Inion

8.60

0.24

8.00

0.28

9.71**

 
Para sagittal section at the level of midorbit

Right frontal eminence

4.40

0.15

4.10

0.15

7.75**

Left frontal eminence

4.50

0.15

4.10

0.15

7.75**

Right supraorbital

5.80

0.11

5.60

0.11

7.04**

Left supraorbital

5.80

0.11

5.60

0.11

7.04**

Right infraorbital

4.50

0.20

4.70

0.22

3.68**

Left infraorbital

4.50

0.20

4.70

0.22

3.68**

 

Two coronal sections

Right porion

8.80

0.14

7.50

0.25

24.85**

Left porion

9.00

0.24

7.60

0.23

27.37**

Right gonion

9.90

0.25

9.70

0.24

3.22*

Left gonion

10.10

0.24

10.00

0.23

1.61ns

 
Three transverse sections

Right Whitnall’s tubercle

6.10

0.25

5.80

0.23

4.65**

Left Whitnall’s tubercle

6.30

0.26

6.00

0.24

4.64**

Right Zygion

5.30

0.22

4.30

0.23

17.21**

Left Zygion

5.50

0.22

4.50

0.23

17.21**

Right Supra M2

18.90

0.46

18.80

0.44

0.86ns

Left Supra M2

18.90

0.46

18.80

0.44

0.86ns

The notation ns indicates p> .05.
*p<.01. **p<.001.

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