Dupuytren Research Group Blog

Matrix Metalloproteinases and Dupuytren’s

What are matrix metalloproteinases and how are they linked to Dupuytren’s? Matrix Metalloproteinases (MMPs) are naturally occuring enzymes whose name describes them: they are found outside cells in the extracellular

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Cortisone shots for Dupuytren’s nodules

Cortisone injections have been used for many years as an early treatment for Dupuytren’s in the nodular stage of involvement. This approach is based on clinical experience, but what is

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Botox and Dupuytren’s

The holy grail of treating Dupuytren’s contracture is “disease modification”: how to stop progression or recurrence in a safe, nontoxic way? Three articles hint at the tantalizing possibility of the

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