Dimples are caused by a genetic abnormality in humans or by an outpatient plastic surgery called a dimpleplasty. A dimple usually appears in the chin or cheeks due to an embryonic abnormality in the facial muscles, conne... More »

Dimples are the result of a deformity that makes facial muscles shorter than normal. The shorter muscles pull the skin when the person smiles, causing indentations in the skin known as dimples. As a person ages, dimples ... More »

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Sacral dimples are minor congenital anomalies -unusual anatomic features of no serious consequence- with no known cause. In rare cases associated with serious underlying abnormalities of the spine or spinal cord -such as... More »

Among the thousands of traits that humans inherit from their parents are the easily observed traits of hair color, presence of dimples and presence of freckles. Other inheritable traits include blood type and the ability... More »

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Some examples of physical traits in humans are eye color, hair color, earlobe attachment, dimples and the shape of a person's face. The determination of these traits in an individual is based on the person's genetic make... More »

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In humans, common examples of inherited traits include hair, skin and eye color, hair type, finger and toe length, dimples, freckles, body type, height, hand dominance, ear shape, mathematical aptitude and susceptibility... More »

Down syndrome develops from a genetic abnormality in cell division, known as trisomy 21, which produces a third copy of chromosome 21 in every cell, Genetics Home Reference explains. In translocation Down syndrome, a par... More »

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