Journal of Obesity / 2013 / Article / Fig 1

Review Article

Ultrasound as a Tool to Assess Body Fat

Figure 1

BodyMetrix ultrasound image of thigh. The top line indicates the subcutaneous fat-muscle interface (average thickness of 3.69 mm). The bottom line indicates the muscle-bone boundary. The muscle thickness ranges from 32.0 mm to 46.6 mm. The white layer in the center is the boundary of the rectus femoris and vastus intermedius.

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