Search Results for: dermatoglyphics

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Acanthosis Nigricans

…a generalized distribution or rapid onset can point to an underlying tumor. In this setting, velvety thickening may occur in dermatoglyphics of palmar skin, referred to as tripe palms or “acanthosis palmaris.” Tripe palms may be observed…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Topography and Regional Variation

…d for identification of persons, even for distinguishing between “identical,” i.e., monozygotic, twins. Study of dermatoglyphics has contributed to early detection of genetic abnormalities, e.g., Down’s syndrome, and of defects…