Genesis and Significance of Palmar and Digital Creases

  title={Genesis and Significance of Palmar and Digital Creases},
  author={Gregory A Popich and David W. Smith},
  journal={Pediatric Research},
Our studies of skin creases in the early developing hand and in a variety of malformed hands show that these creases, which develop between 7 and 14 weeks of fetal life, are secondard to the early flexion planes in the developing hand. Thus with lack of development or flexion of a digital joint no underlying digital crease was found of a digital joint no… CONTINUE READING