Dupuytren's disease: outcome of the proximal interphalangeal joint in isolated fifth ray involvement.

@article{Giffen2006DupuytrensDO,
  title={Dupuytren's disease: outcome of the proximal interphalangeal joint in isolated fifth ray involvement.},
  author={Nicolien Van Giffen and Ilse Degreef and Luc de Smet},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica Belgica},
  year={2006},
  volume={72 6},
  pages={671-7}
}
In this study of 38 patients, we assessed the clinical result following surgical treatment of Dupuytren's disease with isolated fifth ray involvement, particularly with respect to the proximal interphalangeal joint. Three surgical techniques were used: limited fasciectomy, segmental fasciectomy and dermofasciectomy. At a mean follow-up time of 53.6 months, there were no residual deformities nor recurrences in the metacarpophalangeal joint. At the proximal interphalangeal joint, there was an… CONTINUE READING

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