Variations of Dermatoglyphic Patterns among Smoking and Smokeless Forms of Tobacco in Oral Potentially Malignant Disorders and Oral Cancer- A Review of Literature

Authors

  • K.V.Swathi1 , G.Maragathavalli2

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10385

Keywords:

Dermatoglyphics, Fingerprints, Genetics, Oral Potentially Malignant Disorders

Abstract

Dermatoglyphics is a scientific study which involves the study of fingerprints.lines ,mounts and shapes of

hands.This dermatoglyphics origin dates back to ancient India, were this ridge pattern study was known

as “Samuda Sashtra.These dermatoglyphic patterns are usually genetically determined.In dentistry,

dermatoglyphics have been applied for identifying syndromic cases and also been useful for determining

caries susceptibility,identification of cleft lip and cleft palate. Here the variations of dermatoglyphic patterns

among smoking and smokeless forms of tobacco in oral potentially malignant disorders and oral carcinoma

has been reviewed.

Author Biography

K.V.Swathi1 , G.Maragathavalli2

1Post Graduate Student, 2Professor and Head, Department of Oral medicine and Radiology,Saveetha Dental

College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Chennai, India

Published

2020-07-30

How to Cite

K.V.Swathi1 , G.Maragathavalli2. (2020). Variations of Dermatoglyphic Patterns among Smoking and Smokeless Forms of Tobacco in Oral Potentially Malignant Disorders and Oral Cancer- A Review of Literature. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(3), 361-365. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10385