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Table 4 Means (M), standard deviations (SD) and 95% confidence intervals of the mean (95% CI) of condylar morphology characteristics according to the degree of asymmetry

From: Comprehensive 3D analysis of condylar morphology in adults with different skeletal patterns – a cross-sectional study

  Symmetry
(n = 65)
Moderate asymmetry
(n = 22)
Strong asymmetry
(n = 24)
M (SD) 95% CI M (SD) 95% CI M (SD) 95% CI
Diff C depth [mm] −0.1 (1.2) [−0.4–0.2] 0.1 (1.0) [− 0.3–0.5] 0.4 (1.1) [0–0.9]
Diff C width [mm] 0.1 (1.4) [−0.3–0.4] 0.7 (1.6) [0–1.3] 0.6 (2.1) [−0.3–1.4]
Diff C height [mm] 0.1 (1.3) [−0.2–0.4] 0.8 (1.4) [0.2–1.4] 0.8 (1.5) [0.2–1.4]
Diff C incl a-p [°] 2.3 (8.8) [0.2–4.5] 1.3 (7.7) [−1.8–4.6] 1.0 (9.7) [−2.7–4.7]
Diff C incl m-l [°] −0.4 (7.8) [− 2.4–1.4] −1.7 (10.1) [−6.2–2.0] −1.0 (10.1) [−5.4–2.9]
Diff Ratio C/Mand volume [%] 0 (0.4) [−0.1−0.1] 0.4 (0.3) [0.2−0.5] 0.5 (0.5) [0.3−0.7]
  1. a-p Antero-posterior, m-l Medial-lateral, c Condylar; mand Mandibula