PMID: 881708Jun 1, 1977Paper

Dermatoglyphs of Klinefelter's syndrome

Journal of Medical Genetics
H ShionoM Hikita


The dermatoglyphs of 28 Japanese with Klinefelter's syndrome [24 XXY; 2 XXYY; 1 XXXY; 1 XXXXY] were compared with 544 male and 129 female controls. These patients showed high frequencies of fingertip arches pattern, right third interdigital loops, right hypothenar patterns (Lr) and line C terminating 0 in the right hand. The mean summed a-b ridge count of Klinefelter's syndrome patients was significantly lower than that of the male controls. We suggest that an increase in the number of X or Y chromosomes decreased the a-b ridge count in a similar way to the decrease in total finger ridge count.


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