The glycosaminoglycans of Dupuytren's disease.

  title={The glycosaminoglycans of Dupuytren's disease.},
  author={Michael H. Flint and G. C. Gillard and Helen C. Reilly},
  journal={Connective tissue research},
  volume={9 3},
The total and individual glycosaminoglycan (GAG) content at various stages of the Dupuytren disease process and in samples of normal palmar connective tissue (palmar dermis, palmar fascia and digital flexor tendon) from the hands of uninvolved age-matched controls have been assayed and compared. Morphological comparisons between the different tissues were made by histological examination of sections stained to demonstrate collagen fiber patterns and glycosaminoglycan distribution. Significant… CONTINUE READING

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