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Topic: Medical, Skin, Sweat Glands

Dr. Rylee Moody explains what adermatoglphyia is and how it leads to partial or complete lack of fingerprints. It’s a condition where someone has the absence of skin ridges and furrows. It can also appear on other parts of the body.

There are two subtypes of adermatoglphyia: isolated congenital adermatoglyphia and adermatoglyphia-associated syndromes. Many types of ectodermal dysplasia include this feature as well as several other medical conditions.

Read the article to learn about the impact of not having complete fingerprints and what you can do to overcome the challenge.

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