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Epidemiology

  • Peter Brenner
  • Ghazi M. Rayan
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Abstract

The prevalence of Dupuytren’s disease varies worldwide. The disease is common mainly in the western hemisphere, primarily among north Europeans or their descendants, as long as they stem primarily from the north European cultural area (WOOLRIDGE, 1988; SENNWALD, 1990).

Keywords

Western Hemisphere Flexion Contracture German Democratic Republic North American Population American Soldier 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Brenner
    • 1
  • Ghazi M. Rayan
    • 2
  1. 1.Catholic University of LeuvenBelgium
  2. 2.University of OklahomaUSA

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