MORPHOLOGIE DES EMPREINTES LABIALES : ÉTUDE SUR UNE POPULATION SÉNÉGALAISE
Background: Personal identification plays an inevitable
role in forensic investigation. Lip print is one of
the evidences that can be left in the crime scene, which
helps in identification purpose. Hence, the present study
was undertaken to provide deeper inside view of use of
cheiloscopy in personal identification, focusing on sex
and age variability of lip print patterns in the population
of Dakar city, Senegal.
Materials and Methods: The cross-sectional study
was conducted among 196 (100 males and 96 females)
subjects of age 20-50 years, residing in Dakar city/
Senegal. The morphology of the individual was determined
as the description given by Suzuki and Tsuchihashi.
Frequency distribution and Chi-square test were used
for data analysis by XLSTAT 2010software.
Results: The most common lip print pattern in entire
population was type V significant difference was found
in the distribution of lip print patterns among males and
females in the entire population (P < 0.020).
Conclusion: Thus, it can be concluded that lip prints
can be used as one of the important forensic tools for
personal identification on the basis of their age and
gender variability among the populations
Auteur(s) : soumboundou sankoung
Pages : .20-25
Année de publication : 2018
Revue : Revue du COSA-CMF
N° de volume : Vol.24 N°3
Type : Article
Mise en ligne par : SOUMBOUNDOU Sankoung