TITLE

Dupuytren Disease: Anatomy, Pathology, Presentation, and Treatment

AUTHOR(S)
Rayan, Ghazi M.
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Jan2007, Vol. 89-A Issue 1, p190
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on Dupuytren disease, a disorder attributed to the deformity of a flexor tendon contracture. Age, gender, geography and ethnicity influence disease prevalence. Dupuytren disease is associated with diabetes. Inflammation, trauma, neoplasia and genetics have been implicated as risk factors.
ACCESSION #
23693816

 

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