Correlation of Function with Deformity in Dupuytren Disease: The Condition-Specific Southampton Scoring Scheme Outperforms the Generic QuickDASH
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We correlated angular deformity with two different functional schemes (Southampton Dupuytren’s Scoring Scheme (SDSS) and QuickDASH) in 298 cords in 237 patients immediately prior to injection with collagenase Clostridium histolyticum. We found that QuickDASH did not correlate with deformity whereas the SDSS had modest correlation.
KeywordsDeformity Patient-related outcome measure QuickDASH Correlation Southampton Dupuytren’s Scoring Scheme
Acknowledgements and Conflict of Interest
The author acknowledges the help of Dr. Daniel Graham who prepared the database upon which these correlations are derived and Dr. Peter Worsley who performed the statistical analysis.
The author has no conflicts of interest to declare.
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