Dupuytren Research Group Blog

Pregnancy, Dupuytren’s and Relaxin

Relaxin is a natural hormone which does many things and normally increases during pregnancy. It has been shown to have a range of antifibrotic actions: it inhibits collagen synthesis, increases

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A Surgeon’s Perspective of Dupuytren’s

A very readable review of Dupuytren’s Disease from a surgeon’s perspective: http://www.dupuytrenfoundation.org/DupPDFs/1985_Hill.pdf
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To understand Dupuytren’s, first understand women.

Is Dupuytren’s a tumor – an independent growth, or is it a reaction of normal tissues to a stimulus? Is a woman one person or several people sharing the same

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