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Radiation therapy for early stages of morbus Ledderhose.

Authors
  • Heyd, Reinhard1, 2
  • Dorn, Anne Pia3
  • Herkströter, Markus4
  • Rödel, Claus5
  • Müller-Schimpfle, Marcus3
  • Fraunholz, Ingeborg5
  • 1 Department of Radiotherapy, Klinikum Offenbach, Offenbach, Germany. [email protected] , (Germany)
  • 2 Strahlenklinik, Klinikum Offenbach, Starkenburgring 66, 63069, Offenbach, Germany. [email protected] , (Germany)
  • 3 Central Institute of Radiology, Municipal Hospitals, Frankfurt/Main-Höchst, Germany. , (Germany)
  • 4 Radiotherapeutic Practice at the Municipal Hospitals, Frankfurt/Main-Höchst, Germany. , (Germany)
  • 5 Department of Radiotherapy and Oncology, University Hospital, Frankfurt/Main, Germany. , (Germany)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Strahlentherapie und Onkologie : Organ der Deutschen Rontgengesellschaft ... [et al]
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2010
Volume
186
Issue
1
Pages
24–29
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s00066-009-2049-x
PMID: 20082184
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

RT is effective for treatment of the early stages of ML and may obviate the need for a surgical intervention. Long-term follow-up studies including a larger number of patients are required to define the role of RT in the management of this disorder.

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