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What is simian crease?

What is simian crease?

Palm lines: Most folks have two lines across the palm joining the side below the little finger with the space between the thumb and index finger. If only one is present, as in some monkeys ("simians") & in 1% of normal folks, it's a tip-off that the person may have another birth defect, especially trisomy 21, but ultimately it's of no use as the other defects will be obvious. ...Read more

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What is a simian crease/line?

What is a simian crease/line?

Single palmer crease: Most people have a split palm fold/crease that begins at the lateral palm border & turns up between the index & second finger.A second crease starts above the thumb & breaks up before reaching the lateral palm border.The simian (apelike) crease joins the two as one.It is thought to represent less muscle tone during fetal development.It occurs in both nl people & a higher # with Down syndrome ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Simian crease?

What is the definition or description of: Simian crease?

Simian crease: is a single line that runs across the palm of of the vhand instead of the 3 creases that are normaly seen appears in 1 out of 30 people more seen in males is often normal may be linked with some other symptoms that define a syndrome like Downs syndrome or fetal alcohol syndrome ...Read more

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What should I apply and when to 3 month old fat baby creases?

What should I apply and when to 3 month old fat baby creases?

Baby creases: If you are asking about the possibility of eczema, i woild apply amoisurizer to the babys skin. ...Read more

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I reaaly want to in crease my weight. Im 20 yrs old . What are poossible fast ways?Thanks.

I reaaly want to in crease my weight. Im 20 yrs old . What are poossible fast ways?Thanks.

Calories.: It sounds like a simple answer but it's not. More cals in than out. One way is weight gain 2000 which is available at gnc stores or amazon. As a supplement you can add 2000 cal to your count daily - best done under a drs supervision. Best of luck to you. ...Read more

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What causes your scalp to have creases?

What causes your scalp to have creases?

SCALP CREASES: WRINKLES OR CREASES OR RIDGES OR FOLDS IN THE SCALP THAT ARE SOFT AND SPONGY ARE USUALLY HEREDITARY. THEY ARE ASSOCIATED WITH THICKENING OF THE SCALP. THEY ARE BENIGN AND HARMLESS. ...Read more

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How come the palms of our hands have creases/lines in them?

How come the palms of our hands have creases/lines in them?

Skin creases help : Move, expand, fold and stat contoured. Palm creases are just one type. The major creases are aligned with joints, tendons and their fodilng or stetting is in unison with motion. Similarly note wrist creases, creases on knuckles and any major hinge type of joint. ...Read more

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Why do my elbow creases itch?

Why do my elbow creases itch?

Pruritis: Itching can be caused by several things including local dermatitis (rash), heat rashes, fungal infections, etc. If this continues, get it evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why does the crease in my arm itch?

Why does the crease in my arm itch?

Itchy creases: Itching may occur in creases as skin touches skin and friction occurs.. However if a rash is also present other causes such as an allergic reaction or yeast infection may be the cause. ...Read more

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White stuff in tonsil crease, what's wrong?

White stuff in tonsil crease, what's wrong?

Tonsilloliths: These are likely tonsilloliths (tonsil stones). The tonsils have crevices where bacteria and sloughed cells collect. By using a water pik, you can knock them loose. If they persist, have it checked by your doctor to make sure that it isn't something more serious. ...Read more

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Do babies with ds always have a single palmar crease?

Do babies with ds always have a single palmar crease?

45% do: The single palmar crease, 4 finger line, or simian crease (several names for the same feature) is thought to represent the effect of a lower level of muscle tone during the pregnancy. It is found in 45% +/- of ds infants depending on the study cited. It is found on one side in 4% of normal infants and on both sides in 1%. ...Read more

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Is the simian crease present in all downs syndrome babies?

No: This is listed is present in about 45% of infants with ds but may be seen at least on one side in 5-7% of normal infants. ...Read more

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Why is my skin so itchy recently especially in the creases?

Why is my skin so itchy recently especially in the creases?

Eczema: Likely eczema due to dryness or harsh skin care products. Use gentle soaps, lotions after cooler bathing sessions, and try some over the counter steroid cream. ...Read more

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Why do I have a black neck and black on every crease? Its not diabetes.

Why do I have a black neck and black on every crease? Its not diabetes.

Acanthosis nigricans: Sounds like Insulin resistance, possibly. Even if you don't already have diabetes, if you have an then you're at risk. Many women with an also have polycystic ovary syndrome. An is best addressed through supervised weight loss when patients are overweight with Insulin resistance. Pre-diabetes is also commonly found among such patients. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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There's white bumps on the crease of my neck. Where could they have came from?

There's white bumps on the crease of my neck. Where could they have came from?

Lymph node: most likely from your description,it could be a lymph nodes. the other possibility,it could be a cyst from the skin,oil gland cyst. the third one is a lipoma,a fatty benign tumor,it is harmless, the best way,if you are concern about it,go and see a doctor,you get the peace of mind,or you get treated. good luck ...Read more

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What causes simian creases in "healthy" people if it doesn't run in the family?

Unknown: Sometimes a crease is just a crease and does not mean anything. Just a random occurrence. ...Read more