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Dermatoglyphics in Dentistry - A review

*, Ceena Denny E and Ahmed, Junaid and Shenoy, Nandita and *, Almas Binnal (2013) Dermatoglyphics in Dentistry - A review. Int J Cur Res Rev, 5 (21). pp. 30-33.

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Abstract

Dermatoglyphics deals with the study of fine patterned dermal ridges on volar surfaces of soles, palms and ridges. The volar pads are mound shaped elevations on each finger above the proximal end on the distal metacarpal bone. It is unique for each person, and is not same even in monozygotic twins, studying them can be helpful in diagnosing certain genetic disorders, oral diseases and also in forensic science.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Dermatoglyphics, Palmarglyphics, Oral diseases, Genetic disorders
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Mangalore > Oral Medicine and Radiology
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2013 07:17
Last Modified: 06 Dec 2013 07:17
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/137922

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