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Fig. 2 | BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

Fig. 2

From: Bone erosion in the 2nd metacarpophalangeal head: association with its bone mineral density by HR-pQCT in rheumatoid arthritis patients

Fig. 2

HR-pQCT imaging of 2nd metacarpophalangeal head (MCP) from RA patient in a coronal plane. a Bone surface of the metacarpal head with an erosion (white arrow). b erosion Demonstration of bone segmentation by Medical Image Analysis Framework software (MIAF): bone mineral density (BMD) of MCP analyzed in orange line; erosion segmentation placed on radial quadrant (quadrant IV) in green line; and around the analyzed erosion 4 layers of segmented BMD (Volume of Interest: VOI) in blue lines

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