Dermatoglyphics in Psoriasis
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Verma K C, Joshi R K, Jain V K. Dermatoglyphics in Psoriasis. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1980;46:28-30
AbstractForty cases of psoriasis and same number of controls were subjected to dermatoglyphic studies. Control cases did not show any arch pattern on 4th and 5th fingers. Increased incinerate of whorl pattern was observed in psoriatic females and incidence was decreased in psoriatic males. Whorl pattern was more commonly seen on 4th finger, and more on right hand in psoriatic cases. Total ridge count was found to be decreased in psoriatic males.