Human Genetics

, Volume 36, Issue 1, pp 13–23 | Cite as

Dermatoglyphic differences between 45,X and other chromosomal abnormalities of Turner syndrome

  • T. Reed
  • A. Reichmann
  • C. G. Palmer
Original Investigations


The dermatoglyphic findings in 87 patients with Turner syndrome are summarized. Comparisons are made between the 50 cases with 45,X karyotypes and the remaining 37 with different chromosomal abnormalities including 19 patients with an X long arm isochromosome cell line. The results indicate differences between the 45,X patients and the other chromosomal types which are in the same direction as the changes reported between Turner syndrome and normal controls.


Internal Medicine Normal Control Metabolic Disease Chromosomal Abnormality Turner Syndrome 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Reed
    • 1
  • A. Reichmann
    • 2
  • C. G. Palmer
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Medical GeneticsIndiana University School of MedicineIndianapolisUSA
  2. 2.Hospital de Pediatria Dr. Pedro de ElizaldeBuenos AiresArgentina

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