adermatoglyphia

adermatoglyphia

the absence of fingerprints from birth. A rare mutation of a gene expressed in the skin. The palms, fingers, toes, and soles of an affected person are also smooth and devoid of normal subtle ridges.
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7 Other concurrent associations include adermatoglyphia,10 hypohidrosis11 or hyperhidrosis,10palmoplantar hyperkeratosis and non-scarring blisters on the dorsum of the hands and feet.
A very rare medical condition adermatoglyphia is characterized by the absence of fingerprints.