Is Dupuytren disease work related? If so, how should workers be compensated? This issue has been discussed since the 1800s along with legal and financial implications. This article is an example: http://www.thenational.scot/news/dwp-accused-of-denying-industrial-benefits-to-workers.15966. It’s not a simple issue. The major risk for developing Dupuytren disease is believed to be genetic. Trauma and
Pain with Dupuytren disease receives little attention. This is a hot button topic. Many Dupuytren patients feel marginalized when they hear a doctor say that Dupuytren disease doesn’t hurt – because theirs does. Dupuytren disease can be very painful – but the majority of Dupuytren patients have no pain, and
My first Dupuytren palm nodule. What will to happen to me? Most Dupuytren disease starts as a nodule. Some nodules go away without any treatment. Some nodules develop minor cords and then seem to stop. Some nodules are the first sign of severe Dupuytren disease. Which is it going to be?
If a hand progresses from early Dupuytren disease (nodules, dimples, cords with no limitation of motion) to Dupuytren contracture, treatment should be considered. The best compromise between the ordeal of a procedure and the best long term outcome is to treat either when the finger is either awkwardly bent or if
What is the difference between Dupuytren Disease and Dupuytren Contracture? Dupuytren Disease is condition in which there is an imbalance in the body’s ability to regulate part of the biology involved in healing and scarring. The medical name for the changes caused by Dupuytren disease is fibrosis: tough, scar like tissue
The International Dupuytren Data Bank (IDDB) will focus on Dupuytren biomarkers Why are biomarkers important for Dupuytren disease? Dupuytren contracture is an effect, not a cause. Think of fever. Fever is an effect of infection, drug reaction, or something else. Just treating the effect – the fever – doesn’t cure the cause.
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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,
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