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Tapering fingers: pointed fingers / narrowed in shape

Prevalence in general population (GP): rare [~1% | 1:1 | weight: 1.00]

Most likely diagnostic options for a tapering- / tapered fingers (listed order of conditions below is made according overall statistical chance to find this hand sign combined with the condition):

- ASSOCIATED PSYCHOLOGICAL CONDITIONS:

schizophrenia [~3% | 1:100 | weight: 0.03]


- ASSOCIATED MEDICAL CONDITIONS:

Prader-Willi syndrome [~20?% | 1:15.000 | w: 0.001]
Coffin-Lowry syndr. [~98% | 1:100.000 | w: 0.001]
Marfan syndrome [~?% | 1:5.000 | weight: ?]
Cornelia de Lange syndrome [~?% | 1:15.000 | w: ?]
de Grouchy syndrome [~?% | 1:20.000 | w: ?]
Wolff-Hirschhorn syndrome [~?% | 1:50.000 | w: ?]


[1st figure = prevalence hand sign in condition | 2nd
figure = prevalence condition in GP | 3rd figure =
estimated weight hand sign for condition relative
to GP (>1,00 = high impact)]
Tapering fingers: pointed or narrowed in shape.

Quick summary:
Even though tapering fingers are slightly rare, in the field of palmistry this phenomenon became associated with the so-called conic hand shape & psychic hand shape; prevalence statistics indicate that only in a small minority of cases this phenomenon is associated with mental problems (e.g. schizophrenia or mental retardation).

[For every 100 tapering fingers cases in the general population (GP) there are only 3 schizophrenia cases with tapering fingers, etc.]


NOTICE: Keep in mind that every single hand sign always bares the potential
to have an association with multiple psychology- and/or health related themes;
a solid assessment always requires a consideration of hand sign combinations!


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