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Manual Labor and Dupuytren Disease:

  • Bell RC, Furness JA. A study of the effect of recurrent trauma on the development of Dupuytren’s contracture. Br J Plast Surg 1977;30:149–50. (PDF)
  • Bennett B. Dupuytren’s contracture in manual workers. Occup Environ Med 1982;39:98–100. (PDF)
  • Lucas G, Brichet A, Roquelaure Y, Leclerc A, Descatha A. Dupuytren’s disease: Personal factors and occupational exposure. Am J Ind Med 2008;51:9–15. (PDF)
  • Descatha A, Bodin J, Ha C, Goubault P, Lebreton M, Chastang JF, et al. Heavy manual work, exposure to vibration and Dupuytren’s disease? Results of a surveillance program for musculoskeletal disorders . Occup Env Med 2012; 69 :29–296. (PDF)
  • Descatha A, Carton M, Mediouni Z, Dumontier C, Roquelaure Y, Goldberg M, et al. Association among work exposure, alcohol intake, smoking and Dupuytren’s disease in a large cohort study (GAZEL). BMJ Open 2014;4:e004214. (PDF)
  • Descatha A, Jauffret P, Chastang JF, Roquelaure Y, Leclerc A. Should we consider Dupuytren’s contracture as work-related? A review and meta-analysis of an old debate . BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2011; 12 :96. (PDF)
  • Gudmundsson KG, Arngrimsson R, Sigfusson N, Bjornsson A, Jonsson T. Epidemiology of Dupuytren’s disease: clinical, serological, and social assessment. The Reykjavik Study. J Clin Epidemiol 2000;53:291–6. (PDF)
  • Hueston JT, Seyfer AE. Some medicolegal aspects of Dupuytren’s contracture. Hand Clin 1991;7:617–32; discussion 633–4. (PDF)
  • Palmer KT, D’Angelo S, Syddall H, Griffin MJ, Cooper C, Coggon D. Dupuytren’s contracture and occupational exposure to hand-transmitted vibration. Occup Environ Med 2014;71:241–5. (PDF)
  • Tajika T, Kobayashi T, Kaneko T, Tsunoda D, Tsunoda K, Sutou T, et al. Epidemiological study for personal risk factors and quality of life related to Dupuytren’s disease in a mountain village of Japan. J Orthop Sci 2013. (PDF)

Rock Climbing and Dupuytren Disease:

  • Pervulesko N, Schoffl V, Gormasz C. Evaluation of a self-diagnostic tool for Dupuytren’s disease in rock climbers. Hand Ther 2011;16:45–8. (PDF)
  • Logan AJ, Mason G, Dias J, Makwana N. Can rock climbing lead to Dupuytren’s disease? . Br J Sport Med 2005; 39 :44–639. (PDF)
  • Beleta H, Forés J. Dupuytren’s disease in a rock climber with an unaffected identical twin. J Hand Surg Eur Vol 2012:2012–3. (PDF)