Anatomy & Physiology: Current Research

Anatomy & Physiology: Current Research
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Srivastav RK

Srivastav RK


  • Research Article
    Indices and Main Line Terminations in Epilepsy-A Dermatoglyphic Study
    Author(s): Khan K, Bhandari K, Tabrez M, Srivastav RK and Ghai RKhan K, Bhandari K, Tabrez M, Srivastav RK and Ghai R

    Objective: To find out an association, if any, between dermatoglyphic patterns of hands in Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsy of both sexes. Introduction: Genetic etiology has been proposed for both idiopathic epilepsy and dermatoglyphics. Hence, the present study has been undertaken to find out the existence of any correlation between dermatoglyphics and Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsy. Materials and Methods: The study was conducted in the Department of Anatomy and Department of Neurology, Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, Swami Ram Nagar, Dehradun. Main Line Index (MLI), Furuhata’s Index, Dankmeijer’s Index and Main line (A,B,C,D) terminations were analyzed by utilizing finger and palmar prints. Results: The present study showed a non-significant increase of MLI in right hand and non-significant d.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2161-0940.1000309

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