Imtiaz Ahmad, Irfan Yasin.
Dermatoglyphic Pattern Study.
Annals Punjab Med Coll Jan ;4(2):107-10.

Objectives: This dermatoglyphic study was focused on to evaluate bilateral dermatoglyphic dimorphism, gender dermatoglyphics dimorphism, pattern occurrence and difference from mean pattern occurrence.  Study Design & Method: It was conducted at PMC Faisalabad, 152 students of 2nd year MBBS (session2009-2010) took part as subjects. Data was obtained with use of ink pad. Patterns were recorded, classified, statistically analyzed and discussed. Results & Conclusion: Arithmetic mean, percentage and mode of data were calculated. Analysis showed that loop pattern has the highest frequency (51.1%) followed by whorl pattern (36.8%). Arch pattern is the rarest pattern (7.8%). There is more predominance of arch and loop pattern than average values in this study.  

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