International Journal of Academic Medicine

IMAGES IN ACADEMIC MEDICINE
Year
: 2019  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 191--193

Dupuytren's contracture: Concise approach to an enigmatic disease


Joseph G Noto1, Jesse A Johnson1, Sudip Nanda2 
1 Department of Internal Medicine, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, USA
2 Department of Cardiac Electrophysiology, St. Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Sudip Nanda
Department of Cardiac Electrophysiology, St. Luke's University Health Network, 801 Ostrum Street, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015
USA

Dupuytren's disease (DD) is a debilitating fibroproliferative disorder of the palmar fascia. The clinical approach and management of DD is often challenging for clinicians. The purpose of this image in academic medicine is to review the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of DD. The following core competencies are addressed in this article: Patient care, Medical knowledge.


How to cite this article:
Noto JG, Johnson JA, Nanda S. Dupuytren's contracture: Concise approach to an enigmatic disease.Int J Acad Med 2019;5:191-193


How to cite this URL:
Noto JG, Johnson JA, Nanda S. Dupuytren's contracture: Concise approach to an enigmatic disease. Int J Acad Med [serial online] 2019 [cited 2022 Sep 26 ];5:191-193
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