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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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Fibromatosis plantar o enfermedad de Ledderhose, como causa de dolor plantar – ScienceOpen

Palmar fibromatosis Dupuytren’s contracture Proliferative phase: Even the walking difficulties and pain got much better. Immuno- histochemical features of palmar fibromatosis.

Familia de 9 hermanos con 4 afectados de fibromatosis plantar y 6 con enfermedad de Dupuytren. 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. A low incidence pathology and considered by some authors as a rare disease.

Radiotherapy seems to be able to affect the development of the involved fibroblast and myofibroblast cells in other enfermedadd the involved growth factors and reduce their growth rate. You can also scroll through stacks with your mouse wheel or the keyboard arrow keys. Click here for information on linking to our website or using our content or images.


Self URI journal page: In radiation therapy, the nodules and cords associated with Dupuytren’s are irradiated from a distance of. Fascial tissue with infiltrates of fibroblasts and myofibroblasts. The hand is ready for treatment.

A family of nine siblings, four of whom being affected by plantar fibromatosis, and six with Dupuytren’s disease.

Whole family involvement is even more unusual. Additionally, feet have to carry heavy load, and surgery might rnfermedad unpleasant side effects.

Seegenschmiedt, Strahlenzentrum Hamburg Nord, Germany Where radiotherapists enfermwdad limited experience in diagnosing Dupuytren’s it might be feasible to consult an experienced hand surgeon for marking the nodules.

Palmar fibromatosis Dupuytren’s contracture Nodule of variably cellular fibroblastic tissue infiltrates an aponeurosis. People who develop initial signs of Dupuytren’s at the age of 70 or later will often not need treatment at all.

Plantar fibromatosis – Wikipedia

Ledderhose disease is a benign hyperprofilation of fibroblasts and collagen at plantar aponeurosis level. Setup for radiation therapy of Dupuytren’s disease Dupuytrens with X-rays. The histological and ultrastructural features of Ledderhose and Dupuytren’s disease are the same, which supports the hypothesis that they have a common cause and pathogenesis. Marking of nodule dotted, center and to be radiated area prior to treatment.


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Although the origin of the disease is unknown, there is speculation that it is an ledferhose healing response to small tears in the plantar fascia, almost as if the fascia over-repairs itself following an injury. After a break of 6 weeks, this treatment is repeated.

Because Ledderhose shows less cords but mostly larger nodules, radiation therapy is applied to those larger nodules as well. MRI and sonogram diagnostic ultrasound are effective in showing the extent of the lesionbut cannot reveal the tissue composition. Below pictures were provided by Dr.

Plantar fibromatosis

Protecting the surrounding area with a lead shield prior to x-ray leddehrose. Case 3 Case 3. Ligamentopathy Ligamentous laxity Hypermobility. Authors can add summaries to their articles on ScienceOpen to make them more accessible to a non-specialist audience. Local excision with a wide margin is the definitive treatment for painful or disabling lesions, but recurrences are common Other family ledderhode also affected.

We believe it is recommendable to review the pathology for its correct treatment and referral where necessary.