Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, April 19th, 2004
"The number of obese adolescents is increasing in the Western society. For a deeper understanding of the mechanisms underlying this pathology, the quantitative characteristics of the facial soft tissues should also be investigated. The three-dimensional coordinates of 12 soft tissue facial landmarks were obtained by computerized digitizers in 11 male and 14 female adolescents aged 13 to 17 years, all with a body mass index larger than 30 kg/m2 (mean 31.67 kg/m2, SD 1.58),"...
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