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Table 3 Frequency of skeletal anomaly of fetuses from mild diabetic (STZ) and non- diabetic (ND)rats.

From: Repercussions of mild diabetes on pregnancy in Wistar rats and on the fetal development

Skeletal Anomaly (%) ND (n = 81 fetuses) STZ (n= 41 fetuses)
Number of fetal skeletal anomalies/dams 10/15 17/11
Abnormally shaped sternebrae 2/81 (2.47) 9/41 (21.95)
Absent sternebrae 0/81 (0.00) 1/41 (2.43)
Incomplete ossification of sternebrae 0/81 (0.00) 3/41 (7.32)
Bipartite cervical nuclei 3/81 (3.70) 0/41 (0.00)
Incomplete ossification of cervical nuclei 5/81 (6.17) 0/41 (0.00)
Non-ossified sacral vertebrae 0/81 (0.00) 1/41 (2.43)
Non-ossified caudal vertebrae 0/81 (0.00) 3/41 (7.32)
  1. p > 0.05 - non-significant