Dupuytren Research Group Blog

Tissue markers for Dupuytren’s

Is it possible to predict the course of Dupuytren’s in an individual? Who will need surgery? Who will have rapid progression or an early recurrence after surgery and who won’t?

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Dupuytren’s, epilepsy, barbiturates and genes: a chemical love …triangle.

Dupuytren’s has been associated with epilepsy. The type or cause of epilepsy doesn’t seem to matter. What does matter is the specific medication phenobarbitone. Dupuytren’s was not common in epileptics

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Treatment effectiveness for Dupuytren’s needs documentation

Progress into new territory requires an open mind: beware conformity; examine failure; engage outsiders, and be aware of undocumented claims. This interesting report of an injection treatment for Dupuytren’s would

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