Guillaume Dupuytren and finger contractures

@article{Gudmundsson2003GuillaumeDA,
  title={Guillaume Dupuytren and finger contractures},
  author={K. Gudmundsson and Thorbj{\"o}rn J{\'o}nsson and R. Arngr{\'i}msson},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2003},
  volume={362},
  pages={165-168}
}
  • K. Gudmundsson, Thorbjörn Jónsson, R. Arngrímsson
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • (figure 1). Permanent flexion deformity appears over several months or years. The ring finger and little finger are most commonly affected, but it is not unusual for others to be involved. The disease is usually painless. There could be similar fibrotic lesions on the dorsum of the proximal interphalangeal joints (knuckle pads), on the soles of the feet (Ledderhose’s disease), and in the penis (Peyronie’s disease). Dupuytren’s disease can be a serious handicap, causing loss of manual dexterity… CONTINUE READING
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