Dupuytren disease is highly prevalent in male field hockey players aged over 60 years.

@article{Broekstra2018DupuytrenDI,
  title={Dupuytren disease is highly prevalent in male field hockey players aged over 60 years.},
  author={Dieuwke C. Broekstra and Edwin R van den Heuvel and Rosanne Lanting and Tom Harder and Inge Smits and Paul M. N. Werker},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  year={2018},
  volume={52 20},
  pages={
          1327-1331
        }
}
BACKGROUND/AIM Dupuytren disease is a fibroproliferative hand condition. The role of exposure to vibration as a risk factor has been studied with contradictory results. Since field hockey is expected to be a strong source of hand-arm vibration, we hypothesised that long-term exposure to field hockey is associated with Dupuytren disease. METHODS In this cross-sectional cohort study, the hands of 169 male field hockey players (IQR: 65-71 years) and 156 male controls (IQR: 59-71 years) were… CONTINUE READING

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