The condition is more prevalent in dogs with loose jowls, droolers and slobberers, and those with deeper lip and skin folds
on their faces, like brachiocephalic dogs.
thickness (SFT) was measured by a single trained doctor using Harpenden Caliper from carefully marked sites on triceps, biceps, and subscapular, chest, thigh, and abdomen and suprailiac areas on the non-dominant side.
The quantitative reading by the measurement of the skin fold
thickness with Vernier Caliper is practiced by a minority of veterinarians, not always systematically applied.
(15) used hip circumference divided by height 1.5-18 as an index to measure %BF while skin fold
method was used in the present study.
thickness also increases as the BMI increases.
Among the female adolescents, having a hypertensive father was a risk factor for higher triceps skin fold
Concern over the frequency of IM injections resulted in the recommendation to pinch up a skin fold
into which the needle should be inserted.
Regarding nutritional parameters, Triceps Skin Fold
Thickness, Subscapular Skin Fold
Thickness, mid-arm circumference and serum albumin were also statistically low in CRP positive patients although serum cholesterol levels did not differ significantly in our study.
In addition, there was a strange skin fold
on his neck.
* While the 4 mm needle may be administered at 90 degrees for many children without the aid of a skin fold
, thinner children may still need to inject using the skin-fold technique.
The researchers looked at two definitions of obese, the traditional body mass index which is a calculation of weight divided by height squared, and body fat percentage measured using the highly accurate water displacement method and skin fold
Girls with both conditions had a mean suprailiac skin fold
thickness of 29.6 mm; girls with PCOS alone had a mean thickness of 15.4 mm.