Childhood Dupuytren’s disease of the interphalangeal joint of the thumb

Childhood Dupuytren’s disease of the interphalangeal joint of the thumb To date, there are only 13 cases of Dupuytren’s disease documented in the English literature in children less than 13 years and only seven cases histologically diagnosed in those under 10 years. We present a rare case of childhood Dupuytren’s contracture involving only the interphalangeal joint of the thumb and review of current literature of the preferred management of Dupuytren’s disease in childhood. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

Childhood Dupuytren’s disease of the interphalangeal joint of the thumb

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Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Copyright
Copyright © 2009 by Springer-Verlag
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Plastic Surgery
ISSN
0930-343X
eISSN
1435-0130
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00238-009-0354-3
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Abstract

To date, there are only 13 cases of Dupuytren’s disease documented in the English literature in children less than 13 years and only seven cases histologically diagnosed in those under 10 years. We present a rare case of childhood Dupuytren’s contracture involving only the interphalangeal joint of the thumb and review of current literature of the preferred management of Dupuytren’s disease in childhood.

Journal

European Journal of Plastic SurgerySpringer Journals

Published: Dec 1, 2009

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