CORRELATION OF LIP PRINTS WITH PALATAL RUGAE

1Deekshetha P, Don K, *Dhanraj Ganapathy

122 Views
51 Downloads
Abstract:

Human identification is necessary for personal, social, and legal reasons. Lip print patterns and Palatal Rugae, taken from the scene of crime constitutes as a very important supplementary aids for crime detection and jurisprudence. They are permanent, unchangeable even after death and unique to each person. The main aim of this research is to find if there are any correlation between the occurrence of Lip prints and Palatal Rugae with Gender. Positive identification of a living or a deceased person using distinctive traits is a cornerstone of forensic science. This requires a combination of different procedures. Correlating lip prints, and palatal rugae with gender may be valuable in forensic science in precise identification of an individual than by means of lip prints, or palatal rugae only. If any correlation can be established, it can create a new room in forensic odontology investigation. The aim of this study was to assess the correlation of Lip print patterns with Palatal Rugae patterns in Gender determination.

Keywords:

Identification, rugae, lip prints

Paper Details
Month2
Year2020
Volume24
IssueIssue 2
Pages7476-7480