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Vol. 4, Issue 7 (2015)

The study of dermatoglyphics in hands of patients with pulmonary tuberculosis

Author(s):
Dr. Priya P Roy and Dr. Sandeep Mohite
Abstract:
Aim: find out various dermatoglyphic features in pulmonary tuberculosis patients and compare them with normal individuals and to see differences found are statistically significant or not.
Material and Method: The patients selected were diagnosed clinically as having pulmonary tuberculosis and by doing investigations like sputum positive test. Palms and fingers print recorded.
Results: There is decrease in total value of ulnar loops in Male Patients than Controls, Which is statistically Very highly significant. There is slight decrease in total value of Radial loops in Male Patients than Controls, Which is statistically not significant. There is increase in total value of Whorls in Male Patients than Controls, Which is statistically Very highly significant.
Conclusion: Dermatoglyphic patterns are genetically transmitted and Genetic contribution is one of the causes of pulmonary tuberculosis.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Priya P Roy, Dr. Sandeep Mohite. The study of dermatoglyphics in hands of patients with pulmonary tuberculosis. Pharma Innovation 2015;4(7):135-137.

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