publication . Article . 2013

Qualitative analysis fingertip patterns in ABO blood group

S. V. KShirsagar;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2013 Journal: Global Journal of Medicine and Public Health, volume 2, issue 2 (issn: 2277-9604, eissn: 2277-9604, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Makhdoomi Printers
The inheritance of the dermatoglyphic patterns is polygenic. The genetic basis of the blood group is well established. The correlation between the dermatoglyphic patterns and the ABO blood group is studied by some workers in different populations. In the present study, the correlation between dermatoglyphics and ABO blood group is studied in the Marathwada Region of Maharashtra. The qualitative data included fingertip patterns and three indices. It was observed that, the Arch pattern is more common in blood group O both in male and female. Ulnar loop is most common in the blood group AB. Simple whorl and double loop whorl patterns are less frequent in blood grou...
Medical Subject Headings: body regions
free text keywords: Dermatoglyphics, Fingertip patterns, lcsh:Medicine, lcsh:R

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