Dupuytren Literature: Nerves and Neurokines

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Selected Publications

These publications focus on nerve-related factors which might relate to Dupuytren biology rather than nerve issues relating to procedures for contracture.

  • Lubahn JD, Pollard M, Cooney T. (2007). “ Immunohistochemical Evidence of Nerve Growth Factor in Dupuytren’s Diseased Palmar Fascia .” J Hand Surg Am 32 (3): 42–337. (PDF)
  • Schubert TEO, Weidler C, Borisch N, Schubert C, Hofstädter F, Straub RH. (2006). “Dupuytren’s Contracture Is Associated with Sprouting of Substance P Positive Nerve Fibres and Infiltration by Mast Cells.” Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. (PDF)


  • Akyürek N, Ataoglu O, Cenetoglu S, Ozmen S, Cavusoglu T, Yavuzer R. (2000). “Pacinian Corpuscle Hyperplasia Coexisting with Dupuytren’s Contracture.” Annals of Plastic Surgery. (PDF)
  • Ehrmantant Wilfred R, Graham William P, Towfighi Javad, Mackay Donald R, Ehrlich H Paul, Graham 3rd WP. (2004). “ A Histological and Anatomical Profile of Pacinian Corpuscles from Dupuytren’s Contracture and the Expression of Nerve Growth Factor Receptor .” Plast Reconstr Surg 114 (3): 721–27. (PDF)
  • Fitzgerald A, Kirkpatrick J, Foo I, Naylor I. (1995). “A Picropolychrome Staining Technique Applied to Dupuytren’s Tissue.” The Journal of Hand Surgery: Journal of the British Society for Surgery of the Hand 20 (4): 519–24. (PDF)
  • Jones NFF, Eadie P. (1991). “Pacinian Corpuscle Hyperplasia in the Hand.” The Journal of Hand Surgery 16 (5). American Society for Surgery of the Hand: 865–69. (PDF)
  • Józsa L, Salamon A, et al. (1988). “Fine Structural Alterations of the Palmar Aponeurosis in Dupuytren’s Contracture. A Combined Scanning and Transmission Electronmicroscopic Examination.” Zentralblatt Für Allgemeine Pathologie Und Pathologische Anatomie 134 (1): 15–25. (PDF)
  • Mikusev IE. (1989). “New Facts about the Pathogenesis of Dupuytren’s Contracture.” Acta Chirurgiae Plasticae 31 (1): 1–14. (PDF)
  • Nezelof Christian. (1974). “Histological Aspects Of Dupuytren’s Contracture,” 25–27. (PDF)
  • Skoog T. (1948). “Anatomy and Embryology of the Palmar Aponeurosis” In Skoog, T: Dupuytren’s Contraction With Special Reference To Aetiology And Improved Surgical Treatment Its Occurrence In Epileptics Note On Knuckle-Pads. Acta Chirurgica Scandinavica 1948;vol 96, Suppl 139. (PDF)
  • Stark B, Carlstedt T, Hallin RG, Risling M. (1998). “Distribution of Human Pacinian Corpuscles in the Hand. A Cadaver Study.” Journal of Hand Surgery (Edinburgh, Scotland) 23 (3): 370–72. (PDF)
  • Tyrkkö J, Viljanto J. (1975). “Significance of Histopathological Findings in Dupuytren’s Contracture.” Annales Chirurgiae et Gynaecologiae Fenniae 64 (5): 288–91. (PDF)
  • von Campe A, Mende K, Omaren H, Meuli-Simmen C. (2012). “Painful Nodules and Cords in Dupuytren Disease.” J Hand Surg Am 37 (7). Elsevier Inc.: 1313–18. (PDF)
  • Yenidunya MO, Yenidunya S, Seven E. (2009). “ Pacinian Hypertrophy in a Type 2A Hand Burn Contracture and Pacinian Hypertrophy and Hyperplasia in a Dupuytren’s Contracture .” Burns 35 (3): 50–446. (PDF)

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