Long standing uncontrolled diabetes is associated with many clinical problems and it frequently involves hands and shoulder causing stenosing tenosynovitis (trigger finger), Dupuytren's contracture, carpal tunnel syndrome, limited joint mobility and shoulder capsulitis. The prevalence of hand symptoms has been variable in different studies. Data from our part of world is scares. Our study aimed at looking at frequency of these hand symptoms with duration of the diabetes.
Brohi, Hazim; Kumar, Rajesh; Surfaraz, Aqiba; Parveen, Tahira; Usman, M; and Ahmed, Syed Ijlal
"Correlation of duration of diabetes with upper limb musculoskeletal problems,"
Pakistan Journal of Neurological Sciences (PJNS): Vol. 12
, Article 6.
Available at: https://ecommons.aku.edu/pjns/vol12/iss4/6