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Volume : 6, Issue : 2, Year : 2021
Article Page : 31-35
Human identification is most challenging field in forensics. Scrutiny of the fingerprints ,teeth and DNA comparison are commonly used techniques, thus allowing quicker and secure fast and identification processes. Palatal rugae markings are unique to an individual and are stable throughout the life. Rugae don’t undergo any changes apart from in length throughout the life. Thuspalatoscopy or palatal rugoscopy is used as an aid in forensic investigations.
Keywords: Palatoscopy, Rugoscopy, Rugae pattern, Identification
How to cite : Kaur A, Sandhu H S, Dodwad R, Dhillon M K, Mann S J, Palatoscopy (Rugoscopy) assistance in forensic investigations. IP Int J Forensic Med Toxicol Sci 2021;6(2):31-35
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