Dermatoglyphic and Cheiloscopic Patterns among Diabetic Patients : A Study in Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital Zaria , Nigeria

@inproceedings{Umana2013DermatoglyphicAC,
  title={Dermatoglyphic and Cheiloscopic Patterns among Diabetic Patients : A Study in Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital Zaria , Nigeria},
  author={Uduak E Umana},
  year={2013}
}
  • Uduak E Umana
  • Published 2013
Dermatoglyphics has proved to be a very useful tool used for identification of many gene-linked abnormalities and diseases. Lip prints which as dermatoglyphics are unique to individuals have also been shown to be a useful genetic marker in some congenital and clinical diseases. The aim of this study was to determine the association between finger and lip prints patterns and diabetes mellitus using subjects in Zaria, Nigeria. 277 were examined: 101 diabetics and 126 normal subjects. The digital… CONTINUE READING
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