The analysis of
facial soft tissue from the photographic records gives information about the
standard normative values of different facial parameters of a specific
population group, helps in the diagnosis of any abnormalities of face and also
helps for the treatment plan of patients undergoing orthodontic treatment or
facial plastic surgery. The aim of the present study was to measure some
craniofacial angles of the Bangladeshi Garo males and females on standardized
facial profile photographs and compare them with each other and with norms of
different ethnic group proposed by the other investigators. The study was carried out with a total number of 100
Christian Garo adult male and female subjects. Statistical analysis
showed that the females had significantly higher values than the males in three
facial angles (p < 0.05): the nasofrontal
angle (G-N-Pro, females = 137.97° ± 4.80°; males = 129.57° ± 7.96°), the
nasomental angle (N-Prn-Pg, females = 132.79° ± 5.10°; males = 129.75° ± 7.32°)
and the angle of facial convexity (G-Sn-Pg, females = 169.26° ± 4.43°; males =
158.65° ± 12.17°) but no differences between the nasofacial (G-Pg/ N-Prn) and
nasolabial angle (Cm-Sn-Ls). Findings from the present study might help to
establish a distinct facial profile trait for the Garo population.
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Ferdousi, M. , Mamun, A. , Banu, L. & Paul, S. (2013). Angular Photogrammetric Analysis of the Facial Profile of the Adult Bangladeshi Garo. Advances in Anthropology, 3,
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