The unité rhumatologique des affections dela main (URAM) scale was successfully translated to Korean


      • Dupuytren's contracture progresses with age and causes deterioration of the hand functions, resulting in hampered daily activities.
      • The Unité Rhumatologique des Affections dela Main scale is the first patient-reported outcome measure specific to Dupuytren's disease-associated disability.
      • To use this questionnaire in various countries, adequate translation and cultural adaptation are required to maintain the validity of its contents.
      • The Korean version of Unité Rhumatologique des Affections dela Main scale was a reliable, valid, and responsive instrument for evaluating disability in patients with Dupuytren's disease.


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