Embryologic development of flexion creases.

  title={Embryologic development of flexion creases.},
  author={Satoko Kimura},
  journal={Birth defects original article series},
  volume={27 2},
  • Satoko Kimura
  • Published 1991 in Birth defects original article series
Scientific interest in the palmar, plantar, and digital flexion creases has been related mainly to their aberrations in numerous congenital malformations and other medical disorders. Understanding of crease embryonal development is a prerequisite to the estimation of their potential significance in medical practice. While the timing of development of the flexion creases has now been established, their origin is less well understood. Both primary genetic determination and development secondary… CONTINUE READING

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