Dermatology Research and Practice / 2013 / Article / Tab 4

Clinical Study

In Vivo Noninvasive Imaging of Healthy Lower Lip Mucosa: A Correlation Study between High-Definition Optical Coherence Tomography, Reflectance Confocal Microscopy, and Histology

Table 4

Cellular features in lower lip mucosa evaluated in vivo by reflectance confocal microscopy and high-definition optical coherence tomography.

Reference mark ( m)Cellular structureRCM image from Vivastack sets ( m)HD-OCT image from “slice” mode ( m)

Z0Nuclei (where visible)10–13.2NA
Z1Nuclei12–14.39.7–13.5
Z2Nuclei11–16.812–17.6
Z3Nuclei10–1410.9–16.9
Z4NucleiNANA
Z5NucleiNANA
Z6NucleiNANA
Z0Cytoplasmic border21–34.224.6–29.4
Z1Cytoplasmic border22–2721–22.9
Z2Cytoplasmic border23–35.422.4–35
Z3Cytoplasmic border25–3421.9–33.8
Z4Cytoplasm21–3218.8–20.2
Z5Cytoplasm16–22NA
Z6CytoplasmNANA
Z5-Z6Junctional epithelium 16–3220.5–29

NA: not applicable.

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