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Dupuytren disease has a strong genetic component. The truth is hidden in DNA.
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- Debniak T, Zyluk A, Puchalski P, Serrano-Fernandez P. Common variants of the EPDR1 gene and the risk of Dupuytren’s disease. Handchirurgie Mikrochirurgie Plast Chir. 2013;45(5):253–7. (PDF)
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- Ji X, Tian F, Tian L. Identification and function analysis of contrary genes in Dupuytren’s contracture. Mol Med Rep. 2015;482–8. (PDF)
- Larsen S, Krogsgaard DG, Larsen LA, Iachina M, Skytthe A, Frederiksen H. Genetic and environmental influences in Dupuytren’s disease: A study of 30,330 Danish twin pairs. J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2015;2014–5. (PDF)
- Liu H, Yin W, Liu B, Liu Y, Guo B, Wei Z. Screening of candidate genes in fibroblasts derived from patients with Dupuytren’s contracture using bioinformatics analysis. Rheumatol Int. Springer Berlin Heidelberg; 2015;35(8):1343–50. (PDF)
- Ng, M., Thakkar, D., Southam, L., Werker, P., Ophoff, R., Becker, K., … Furniss, D. (2017). A Genome-wide Association Study of Dupuytren Disease Reveals 17 Additional Variants Implicated in Fibrosis. The American Journal of Human Genetics, 101(3), 417–427. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajhg.2017.08.006 (PDF)
- Shih B, Watson S, Bayat A. Whole genome and global expression profiling of Dupuytren’s disease: systematic review of current findings and future perspectives. Ann Rheum Dis. 2012/07/10 ed. 2012;71(9):1440-1447. (PDF)
- Shih BB, Tassabehji M, Watson JS, McGrouther AD, Bayat A. Genome-wide high-resolution screening in Dupuytren’s disease reveals common regions of DNA copy number alterations. J Hand Surg Am. 2010; 35 ( 7 ): 1172–83 e7. (PDF)
…and disputed findings
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- Furniss D, Dolmans GH, Hennies HC. Genome-wide association scan of Dupuytren’s disease. J Hand Surg Am. 2011/04/06 ed. 2011;36(4):755–6; author reply 756. (PDF)