Study of Lip Print Pattern among Young Individuals in Bangalore City

Authors

  • Chandru K1 , Naveena Preethi2

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10317

Keywords:

Chieloscopy, quadrant, reticular, lip print.

Abstract

Chieloscopy or study of pattern of lip print is one of the easiest tools available for the identification of an

individual in a medico legal investigation. The present study involves evaluating the pattern of lip prints

among hundred individuals with 50 male and 50 female subjects. Lip prints are obtained on a white bond

paper and studied involving all four quadrants. It was observed that Type I pattern was commonest lip print

pattern among all the individuals and in female subjects, where as type II pattern was common among males.

No two individuals had the same lip print pattern.

Author Biography

Chandru K1 , Naveena Preethi2

1 Professor and Head, Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Sri Siddhartha Medical College, Tumkur, 2 Assistant Professor, Department of Pedodontics, Rajarajeshwari Dental College, Bangalore

Published

2020-07-30

How to Cite

Chandru K1 , Naveena Preethi2. (2020). Study of Lip Print Pattern among Young Individuals in Bangalore City. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(3), 12-15. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10317