Dupuytren’s Contracture

Dupuytren’s Contracture: Unraveling the Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Options

Dupuytren's contracture is a progressive hand deformity characterized by thickening and tightening of the connective tissue, or fascia, that lies just beneath the skin of the palm. This fibrous tissue eventually forms nodules, cords, and tight bands, causing the fingers, primarily the ring and little fingers, to bend into the palm. The bent fingers may [...]

2024-02-21T17:48:29-05:00February 21st, 2024|Dupuytren’s Contracture|

Dupuytren’s Contracture: Unraveling the Mystery, Identifying Symptoms, and Discovering Treatment Options

Dupuytren's Contracture is a hand condition that progressively affects the connective tissue beneath the skin, causing it to thicken and form tight bands or nodules on the palm and fingers. This disorder typically affects the ring and pinky fingers, gradually pulling them into a permanently bent position toward the palm. The exact cause of Dupuytren's [...]

2023-11-22T16:59:23-05:00November 22nd, 2023|Dupuytren’s Contracture, General Blog|

Understanding Dupuytren’s Contracture: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Dupuytren's Contracture is a condition that affects the connective tissue beneath the skin of the palm, causing the fingers to become permanently bent or curled towards the palm. This abnormal thickening and tightening of the fibrous tissue can progressively worsen over time, leading to severe limitation in hand function and significantly impacting one's daily life. [...]

2023-10-11T00:15:50-04:00October 11th, 2023|Dupuytren’s Contracture|

What Is Dupuytren’s Contracture and What Are Its Symptoms?

Dupuytren's contracture is a condition in which the tissue in the hand becomes thickened, making it difficult to move the fingers. The condition is more common in people of European descent and is estimated to affect up to 36 percent of the population in some European countries. What Is Dupuytren's Contracture? Dupuytren's disease is when [...]

2022-11-10T15:13:21-05:00November 10th, 2022|Dupuytren’s Contracture|

Dupuytren’s Disease: A Silent Condition Affecting Millions

Dupuytren's disease is the most common hand condition you've never heard of. The disease can make fingers permanently bent, making simple tasks difficult, including writing and using hand tools. The disease typically affects the ring finger and the little finger but can affect the fingers you regularly use, such as the thumb and index finger.  [...]

2022-02-02T16:17:32-05:00February 2nd, 2022|Dupuytren’s Contracture|

What You Need to Know About Dupuytren’s Contracture

Your body can be a host to different kinds of illnesses, depending on how you care for your body and other internal and external factors. However, the most common instigator for illnesses is a weaker and older body. Dupuytren’s contracture is a disease that affects a person’s fibrous layer of tissue beneath their skin. Through [...]

2021-08-05T03:46:56-04:00August 5th, 2021|Dupuytren’s Contracture|

Doctors Want You to Know This About Dupuytren’s Contracture

3% of Americans, which is approximately 10 million people, are affected in varying degrees by the chronic disease Dupuytren. It is a genetic disease that leads fingers to get bent and curl into palms. It is often debilitating, since it generally attacks the fascia. This is a skin layer in a person's palm that is [...]

2021-02-04T00:52:28-05:00February 4th, 2021|Dupuytren’s Contracture|

All You Need to Know About Dupuytren’s Contracture

Dupuytren’s Contracture is a chronic condition that involves one or more fingers in either hand to bend towards your palm. In particularly severe cases, it can restrict movement and limit the function of your hand, as you may no longer be able to grasp and grip objects.  The condition actually affects about 10 million people [...]

2020-06-25T08:04:44-04:00June 25th, 2020|Dupuytren’s Contracture|
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