Skin fold

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Skin folds or skinfolds are areas of skin where it folds.wikipedia
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Epicanthic fold

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An epicanthic fold is a skin fold of the upper eyelid that covers the inner corner (medial canthus) of the eye.

Nasolabial fold

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They are the two skin folds that run from each side of the nose to the corners of the mouth.

Wrinkle

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Skin wrinkles typically appear as a result of aging processes such as glycation, habitual sleeping positions, loss of body mass, sun damage, or temporarily, as the result of prolonged immersion in water.

Webbed neck

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A webbed neck, or pterygium colli, is a congenital skin fold that runs along the sides of the neck down to the shoulders.

Hand

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These webs, located between each set of digits, are known as skin folds (interdigital folds or plica interdigitalis).

Irritant diaper dermatitis

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Generic diaper rash or irritant diaper dermatitis (IDD) is characterized by joined patches of erythema and scaling mainly seen on the convex surfaces, with the skin folds spared.

Skin

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Skin folds or skinfolds are areas of skin where it folds.

Species

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Many skin folds are distinct, heritable anatomical features, and may be used for identification of animal species, while others are non-specific and may be produced either by individual development of an organism or by arbitrary application of force to skin, either by the actions of the muscles of the body or by external force, e.g., gravity.

Muscle

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Many skin folds are distinct, heritable anatomical features, and may be used for identification of animal species, while others are non-specific and may be produced either by individual development of an organism or by arbitrary application of force to skin, either by the actions of the muscles of the body or by external force, e.g., gravity.

Gravity

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Many skin folds are distinct, heritable anatomical features, and may be used for identification of animal species, while others are non-specific and may be produced either by individual development of an organism or by arbitrary application of force to skin, either by the actions of the muscles of the body or by external force, e.g., gravity.

Ileocecal fold

Anatomical folds can also be found in other structures and tissues besides the skin, such as the ileocecal fold beneath the terminal ileum of the cecum.

Cosmetology

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Skin folds are of interest for cosmetology, as some kinds may be considered aesthetically undesirable, and for medicine, because some of them are susceptible to inflammation and infection.

Medicine

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Skin folds are of interest for cosmetology, as some kinds may be considered aesthetically undesirable, and for medicine, because some of them are susceptible to inflammation and infection.

Inflammation

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Skin folds are of interest for cosmetology, as some kinds may be considered aesthetically undesirable, and for medicine, because some of them are susceptible to inflammation and infection.

Infection

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Skin folds are of interest for cosmetology, as some kinds may be considered aesthetically undesirable, and for medicine, because some of them are susceptible to inflammation and infection.

Sulcus (morphology)

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In the literature, when referring to a skin crease, there is variation of terms used other than "crease", such as "fold" and "sulcus", but these terms do not accurately reflect their histology structure nor their function.

Histology

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The skin crease as a fixed and permanent line, according to their histology, is related to connective tissue attachments with the underlying structures or extensions of the underlying muscle fibers in the dermis of the crease site.

Myocyte

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The skin crease as a fixed and permanent line, according to their histology, is related to connective tissue attachments with the underlying structures or extensions of the underlying muscle fibers in the dermis of the crease site.

Dermis

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The skin crease as a fixed and permanent line, according to their histology, is related to connective tissue attachments with the underlying structures or extensions of the underlying muscle fibers in the dermis of the crease site.

Human body

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The following distinct skin fold types are among the roughly 100 identified in human anatomy:

Inframammary fold

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Vocal cords

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