crease

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crease

1. Cricket any three lines near each wicket marking positions for the bowler or batsman
2. Ice hockey the small rectangular area in front of each goal cage
3. Lacrosse the circular area surrounding the goal
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Minor anomalies like low set ears, hypotonia, up slant or down slant of eyes, simian crease, inner epicanthic folds were noted.
Furthermore, deviant PFC patterns, particularly the Simian crease, have been strongly linked with chromosomal anomalies and genetic disorders, such as Down syndrome; the Sydney crease, although rarer, is associated with conditions such as fetal alcohol syndrome and craniofacial syndrome (e.g., [29]).
Manifestations: IUGR, failure to thrive, moderate to severe mental deficiency, hypotonia, microcephaly, bitemporal hollows, low set ears, ptosis, broad nasal tip, anteverted-nostrils, micrognathia, broad alveolar ridges, simian crease, frequent digital whorls, "Y" shaped 2nd -3rd toe syndactyly, postaxial polydactyly.
Dermatoglyphics features like sandal gap, Kennedy line, brachydactyly, clinodactyly, polydactyly, simian crease, Sydney line, increased ATD angle and Ulnar loop represents 42.1%, 53.2%, 37.3%, 36.5%, 4%, 33.3%, 24.6%, 40.5% and 100% cases respectively.

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