Morphology of Dupuytren’s Disease

  • W. Mohr
  • D. Wessinghage

Abstract

Dupuytren’s disease has a prevalence of 1%–3% (Viljanto 1973) and usually occurs in middle aged or elderly men (gt;40 years). Females suffer much less frequently from this disorder (Fig. 1), as shown by Yost et al. (1955), who found a male:female ratio of 3:1. Although there is an often mentioned “causal” association with diabetes mellitus (Pal et al. 1987), this is not etiologically significant.

Keywords

Migration Arthritis Maize Heparin Sarcoma 

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