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Table 3 Summary of studies on imaging for diagnosis of DD

From: Imaging for Dupuytren disease: a systematic review of the literature

Study (year) Study design Level of evidence Imaging modality N Clinical details Outcome measures Results Additional value MRI Additional value US
Juvenspan (2014) [18] Case-report 5 US + MRI 1 37-year-old female with a mass at the distal end of Guyon’s canal in the right hand Diagnosis of swelling with unknown origin No suspected diagnosis following imaging No No
Mordus (2017) [19] Case-report 5 US + MRI 1 64-year-old man with left hand clumsiness and loss of muscle mass between 1st and 2nd rays Diagnosis of unknown cause of symptoms No suspected diagnosis following imaging No No
Habash (2007) [20] Case-report 5 MRI 1 36-year-old man with a 2-year history of a steadily enlarging mass of the right volar forearm Diagnosis of swelling with unknown origin Suspected fibroplastic sarcoma following imaging No
Kraus (2012) [21] Case-report 5 US + MRI 1 7-year-old girl with swelling in the left palm (4th ray) Diagnosis of swelling with unknown origin Suspected ganglion cyst following imaging No No
Spyropoulou (2016) [22] Case-report 5 MRI 1 10-year-old boy with a nodule and a contracture of the distal interphalangeal joint of the right little finger Diagnosis of swelling with unknown origin Suspected fibrous histiocytoma following imaging No
Germano (2016) [23] Case-report 5 US 1 71-year-old man with clinical signs of Ledderhose, Peyronie and suspected DD and long-term use of primidone for essential tremor Confirmation of diagnosis Suspected DD following imaging Yes
Abogamal (2016) [24] Cross-sectional 4 US 8 Suspected DD patients in a larger study of 114 diabetic patients with or without hand-pain Confirmation of diagnosis Suspected DD following imaging Yes
  1. US ultrasound, MRI magnetic resonance imaging, DD Dupuytren disease