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Conservative management of Dieterich disease: case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22305733     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Dieterich disease is characterized by avascular necrosis of the metacarpal head. The recent literature has described surgical management of this condition relatively soon after its presentation. We present a case treated conservatively with a satisfactory outcome at 28 months.
Malin D Wijeratna; James A Hopkinson-Woolley
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2012-02-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of hand surgery     Volume:  37     ISSN:  1531-6564     ISO Abbreviation:  J Hand Surg Am     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-04-02     Completed Date:  2012-08-07     Revised Date:  2012-08-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7609631     Medline TA:  J Hand Surg Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  807-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012. Published by Elsevier Inc.
Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Addenbrooke's University Hospital, Cambridge, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Fingers / radiography
Metacarpal Bones / blood supply
Metacarpophalangeal Joint / physiopathology,  radiography
Metacarpus / abnormalities,  radiography
Osteonecrosis / radiography,  therapy*
Range of Motion, Articular
Comment In:
J Hand Surg Am. 2012 Jul;37(7):1512; discussion 1512   [PMID:  22721468 ]

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