Theories concerning etiology and pathogenesis

  • Peter Brenner
  • Ghazi M. Rayan


The search for a link between Dupuytren’s disease and other internal medical disorders aims at finding identical, reproducible pathways consistent with a common etiology. The many possible explanations that have been published in the literature cannot be reproduced here. Therefore, this book focuses on the most popular hypotheses and on those that are particularly controversial at the current time.


Ulnar Nerve Oxygen Free Radical Alcoholic Liver Disease Alcohol Misuse Flexion Contracture 
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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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