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Lip prints: Role in forensic odontology.

Dineshshankar J, Ganapathi N, Yoithapprabhunath TR, Maheswaran T, Kumar MS, Aravindhan R - J Pharm Bioallied Sci (2013)

Bottom Line: Identification plays a major role in any crime investigation.The lip crease pattern is on the vermilion border of the lip, which is quite mobile and lip prints may vary in appearance according to the pressure, direction and method used in making the print.It concludes by enlightening the readers with the fact that the possibilities to use the red part of lips to identify a human being are wider than it is commonly thought.

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Affiliation: Department of Oral Pathology, Vivekanandha Dental College for Women, Tiruchengodu, Tamil Nadu, India.

ABSTRACT
Identification plays a major role in any crime investigation. The pattern of wrinkles on the lips has individual characteristics like fingerprints. Cheiloscopy is a forensic investigation technique that deals with identification of humans based on lips traces. In the past decades, lip-print studies attracted the attention of many scientists as a new tool for human identification in both civil and criminal issues. The lip crease pattern is on the vermilion border of the lip, which is quite mobile and lip prints may vary in appearance according to the pressure, direction and method used in making the print. It concludes by enlightening the readers with the fact that the possibilities to use the red part of lips to identify a human being are wider than it is commonly thought.

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Suzuki and Tsuchihashi classification
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Figure 1: Suzuki and Tsuchihashi classification

Mentions: Suzuki and Tsuchihashi, in 1970,[10] devised a classification [Figure 1] method of lip prints, which follows:


Lip prints: Role in forensic odontology.

Dineshshankar J, Ganapathi N, Yoithapprabhunath TR, Maheswaran T, Kumar MS, Aravindhan R - J Pharm Bioallied Sci (2013)

Suzuki and Tsuchihashi classification
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Related In: Results  -  Collection

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Figure 1: Suzuki and Tsuchihashi classification
Mentions: Suzuki and Tsuchihashi, in 1970,[10] devised a classification [Figure 1] method of lip prints, which follows:

Bottom Line: Identification plays a major role in any crime investigation.The lip crease pattern is on the vermilion border of the lip, which is quite mobile and lip prints may vary in appearance according to the pressure, direction and method used in making the print.It concludes by enlightening the readers with the fact that the possibilities to use the red part of lips to identify a human being are wider than it is commonly thought.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Oral Pathology, Vivekanandha Dental College for Women, Tiruchengodu, Tamil Nadu, India.

ABSTRACT
Identification plays a major role in any crime investigation. The pattern of wrinkles on the lips has individual characteristics like fingerprints. Cheiloscopy is a forensic investigation technique that deals with identification of humans based on lips traces. In the past decades, lip-print studies attracted the attention of many scientists as a new tool for human identification in both civil and criminal issues. The lip crease pattern is on the vermilion border of the lip, which is quite mobile and lip prints may vary in appearance according to the pressure, direction and method used in making the print. It concludes by enlightening the readers with the fact that the possibilities to use the red part of lips to identify a human being are wider than it is commonly thought.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus