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Nice Overview of Dupuytren Disease
Time to pause and look at the big picture. Here is a balanced overview of the history, biology, etiology and epidemiology of Dupuytren Disease: https://dupuytrens.org/DupPDFs/2003_Thurston.pdf
The potential of cryotherapy and Dupuytren’s
Myofibroblasts are part of the normal tissue repair response to almost all injuries: cut, crush, burn, chemical injury, infectious gangrene, and others – with one exception: freeze injury. Freeze burns
Is Dupuytren’s work related?
A specific gene has not been definitively associated with Dupuytren’s, but the best evidence suggests that the primary cause is genetic. There are factors which alter risk, such as diabetes
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