Cleavage lines of the skin.

  title={Cleavage lines of the skin.},
  author={A Namikawa and Hisashi Sakai and Katsutoshi Motegi and Tetsuo Oka},
  journal={Bibliotheca anatomica},
Detailed investigation on cleavage lines over the entire area of the body was undertaken in 3 each of male and female cadavers. The directions of cleavage lines showed sex and individual differences. Minute comparison of the diagrams obtained in this study with earlier diagrams revealed the presence of delicate differences in the directions of cleavage lines. Microscopical evaluation of cleavage lines showed that in the regions where cleavage lines were linearly arranged, collagen fibers were… CONTINUE READING

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