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World J Radiol. Oct 28, 2013; 5(10): 356-371
Published online Oct 28, 2013. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v5.i10.356
Table 3 Comparison between two-dimensional ultrasound and three-dimensional ultrasound detection power of skeletal dysplasia markers
Markers of skeletal dysplasiaPower of detection
Shortening of long bones++++++
Increased thickness of femoral metaphysis-+++
Bone fracture+++++
Bowing of long bones+++++
Decreased mineralization-++
Phalangeal hypoplasia++++
Point-calcified epiphysis+++
Frontal bossing+++++
Facial dysmorphism++++
Narrow thorax++++++
Increased intervertebral space++++
Deformation of the fetal pelvis+++