Dupuytren and Fear of the Unknown
Here’s a common Dupuytren script. A person finds something unexplained in their palm. They see a hand surgeon, who tells them
“You have Dupuytren disease.”
What’s the best way to measure Dupuytren disease impact? Finger angles? Dexterity performing hand-related activities? Subjective or self-reported surveys?
It turns out that Dupuytren is difficult to pigeonhole. People often