Dermatoglyphics in Oral and Systemic Diseases

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Background: Dermatoglyphics refers to the study of epidermal ridge patterns of fingers, palms and soles of hand and feet. Fingerprint develops completely at 24th week of embryonic life. Once formed, they are permanent and unalterable throughout the life, not affected by environmental factors. As dermatoglyphic patterns are assumed to be associated with… (More)

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