Ledderhose disease is a type of plantar fibromatosis characterized by the growth of hard and round or flattened nodules (lumps) on the soles of the feet. La enfermedad de Ledderhose es una hiperproliferación benigna de fibroblastos y colágeno a nivel de la aponeurosis plantar. Patología de baja incidencia y. Fibromatosis plantar o enfermedad de Ledderhose, como causa de dolor plantar. Authors: JdD. Beas-Jiménez, R.A. Centeno-Prada, C. García-Antúnez, M.D.

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Surgery of Ledderhose’s disease is difficult because tendons, nerves, and muscles are located very closely to each other. Loading Stack – 0 images remaining.

A combination of physical examination of the arch and plantar fascia, as well as ultrasound imaging by a physician is the usual path to diagnosis. Proc Bayl Univ Med Cent.

An expert diagnosis prior to radiotherapy is important! D ICD – Clear guidelines for who should be treated by radiotherapy and who not are still missing. Home About Us Advertise Amazon. Dupuytren’s contracture Plantar fibromatosis Aggressive fibromatosis Knuckle pads. Click here for information on linking to our website or using our content or images.

Palmar fibromatosis Dupuytren’s contracture KeratinCD Above comments apply for Ledderhose accordingly. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Dupuytren’s disease and Ledderhose disease start with fibrous tissue in form of nodules that, specifically in its initial stage, is biologically very active “proliferative”.


Images hosted on PathOut servers: Protecting the surrounding area with a lead shield prior to x-ray treatment. In radiation therapy, the nodules and cords associated with Dupuytren’s are irradiated from a distance of. Soft inner soles on footwear and padding may be helpful. The disease may also infiltrate the dermis or, very rarely, the flexor tendon sheath [8].

Injections of superoxide dismutase have proven to be unsuccessful in curing the disease [9] while radiotherapy has been used successfully on Ledderhose nodules.

Log in Sign up. There is also some evidence that it might be genetic. Long-term results from Betz et al.

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Palmar fibromatosis Dupuytren’s contracture Proliferative phase: Edit article Share article View revision history. Plantar fibromatosis can be seen in both children and adults, although there is a recognised male predilection M: For more details please refer to ” Introduction to radiation biology when treating hyperproliferative benign diseases ” linkor literature section 9.

Sonography of plantar fibromatosis. Iliotibial band syndrome Patellar tendinitis Achilles tendinitis Calcaneal spur Metatarsalgia Bone spur.

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Version 1 – Current Version 1. Page views in First time ever reported long-term results average of 5. Recently research showed that a total dose of 20 Gy has nearly the same effect see literature. Immuno- histochemical features of palmar fibromatosis. As radiotherapy of Dupuytren and Ledderhose disease often also relieves pain, patients suffering from painful disease might also be potential candidates for radiotherapy.


Marking of nodule dotted, center and to be radiated area prior to treatment. Fascia with infiltrates lefderhose spindle cells. Case 3 Case 3. Picture published with agreement by the patient and H.

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Post-surgical radiation treatment may decrease recurrence. Again typically seen as a relatively well-defined region of multinodular thickening about the inferior margin of the plantar fascia. Patients with a dormant disease or low probability for recurrence might get along well with a “wait and see” strategy.

Sign up for our Email Newsletters. Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads. Fascial tissue with infiltrates of fibroblasts and myofibroblasts. Articles Cases Courses Quiz. This website is intended for pathologists and laboratory personnel, ledderhoss understand that medical information is imperfect and must be interpreted using reasonable medical judgment.

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Palmar fibromatosis Dupuytren’s contracture Fibrosarcoma: Case 4 Case 4. Courtesy of Mark R. The typical appearance of plantar fibromatosis on magnetic resonance imaging MRI is a poorly defined, infiltrative mass in the efnermedad next to the plantar muscles.