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A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis on the Strength and Consistency of the Associations between Dupuytren Disease and Diabetes Mellitus, Liver Disease, and Epilepsy.

Authors
  • Broekstra, Dieuwke C1
  • Groen, Henk
  • Molenkamp, Sanne
  • Werker, Paul M N
  • van den Heuvel, Edwin R
  • 1 Groningen and Eindhoven, The Netherlands From the Departments of Plastic Surgery and Epidemiology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen; and the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Eindhoven University of Technology. , (Netherlands)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Plastic and reconstructive surgery
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2018
Volume
141
Issue
3
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000004120
PMID: 29481401
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

These findings demonstrate an association between Dupuytren disease and diabetes mellitus, liver disease, and epilepsy. Prospective, longitudinal studies are needed to elucidate the pathways causing these associations.

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