soft tissue landmark


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soft tissue landmark

An area or point on a soft tissue used as a point of reference for measurements of the body or its parts.
See also: landmark
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One operator identified the anatomic hard and soft tissue landmarks, and software was used to calculate the linear and angular measurements.
Analysis has been extended to include soft tissue landmarks. The advantage of cephalometric x-rays is that they are objective methods of evaluation.
Fig 1 and 2 illustrate the soft tissue landmarks and planes used in this study according to Proffit et al.1