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Three types of Dupuytren disease?

It’s important to understand the difference between Dupuytren disease (any Dupuytren like changes in the hand – with or without contracture) and Dupuytren contracture (a bent finger due to Dupuytren like changes). An unsolved issue is variability of disease. It is not known what percent of people with early Dupuytren changes (a lump, a cord without contracture) will […]

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Frozen Shoulder, Dupuytren’s Cousin
On: Feb 8, 2010
By: Charles Eaton

Dupuytren’s contracture and frozen shoulder share similar biology and many people with one condition will eventually develop the other. Frozen shoulder differs from Dupuytren’s in that it is typically a painful condition with rapid onset, is more common in women and usually runs a limited course. It is similar in terms of its cellular biochemistry […]

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Dupuytren’s and Associated Conditions
On: Feb 6, 2010
By: Charles Eaton

Dupuytren’s is associated with three conditions, Ledderhose, Peyronie’s and frozen shoulder. These all share a similar biology at a cellular level. Dupuytren’s is also associated with other conditions, such as diabetes, alcoholism, epilepsy, advanced HIV for reasons which are less clear. Is Dupuytren’s a risk factor for some of these other health issues or is […]

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