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Sibling recurrence risk in Dupuytren's disease.

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Dupuytren's disease is a complex condition, with both genetic and environmental factors contributing to its aetiology. We aimed to quantify the extent to which genetic factors predispose to the disease, through the calculation of sibling recurrence risk (ls), and to calculate the proportion of heritability accounted for by currently known genetic loci. From 174 siblings of patients with surgically confirmed disease, 100 were randomly selected. Controls were recruited from patients attending a...

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10.1177/1753193412453359

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
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Author
Journal:
Journal of hand surgery, European volume
Volume:
38
Issue:
4
Pages:
424-429
Publication date:
2013-05-01
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EISSN:
2043-6289
ISSN:
1753-1934
Source identifiers:
342400
Language:
English
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pubs:342400
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uuid:7dba2c58-2c9c-4216-af82-c62192442264
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pubs:342400
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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