Study of finger print patterns in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

@article{Bukelo2011StudyOF,
  title={Study of finger print patterns in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.},
  author={Mario Joseph Bukelo and Tanuj Kanchan and Bhaskaran Unnikrishnan and Tippavazula Rekha and Bhaskar Ashoka and Aarathi Rau},
  journal={Forensic science, medicine, and pathology},
  year={2011},
  volume={7 1},
  pages={21-5}
}
Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is a malignant disease of an unknown origin. The present case control study was intended to compare the finger print patterns between the children diagnosed with ALL and a control group. A total of 24 children with established ALL were included in the study. Fingerprints of the affected children were analyzed in both hands and compared with the finger print patterns of 24 age and sex matched controls. The study indicated an increase in frequency of whorls and… CONTINUE READING