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Regional Pain Syndromes

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Following are true about depuytren's contracture except (DNB Dec 2009)



A Inherited as an autosomal dominant trait

B High incidence in epileptics receiving phenytoin sodium

C Most common in people of European (anglosaxon) descent

D Condition confined to skin

Ans. D

Condition confined to skin

This is a nodular hypertophy and contracture of the superficial palmar fascia (palmar aponeurosis). It is also common in patients with AIDS, association with alcoholic cirrhosis, diabetes and pul TB have been reported.

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