Dupuytren Research Group Blog

The Importance of Dupuytren Stories

The story depends on the storyteller.
For nearly two centuries, the only narrators of the story of Dupuytren have been doctors and therapists. The public face of Dupuytren was limited either

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Happy Birthday, Dupuytren!

Today Would Have Been Dupuytren’s Birthday
Guillaume Dupuytren (10/5/1777 – 2/8/1835) was born on this day in Pierre-Buffières, France. He excelled in anatomic studies and was appointed assistant surgeon at the

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Women with Dupuytren disease

Women with Dupuytren Disease
A traditional Dupuytren narrative is that Dupuytren is primarily a painless nuisance problem of bent fingers in old men. This perception does a disservice to many. Not

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