International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 6 Issue 3, March 2017

Study of Palmar Dermatoglyphics in Hypertension

Dr. Mohtashim Ahmad | Dr. D. S. Pimpalkar

Abstract: The present study was conducted in the department of Anatomy Government Medical College and hospital Nagpur on hypertensive patients to determine the predominant dermatoglyphic marker for hypertension. One hundred patients and one hundred normal individuals were included in this study and rolled prints were taken from all the digits and palm prints was taken and stored on a proforma. In the present study the cases of hypertension show increased percentage of whorl pattern on first digit, second, third and fourth digits in both sex. In case of fifth finger the whorl patterns are same in percentage in both sexes of hypertensive patient and control group. The decrease in the percentage of loops There is an increased percentage of arches There are significant differences in the mean values of AFRC and TFRC in hypertensive patient as compared to controls groups. There is an increase in the mean value of Main Line Index Overall atd angle shows decrease in mean value in hypertensive patient than control but statistically these are not significant.


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 3, March 2017,

Pages: 719 - 724

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