Dupuytren Research Group Blog

Genetic determined biochemistry and Dupuyren’s

The genetic basis of Dupuytren’s is explained by the genetic basis of individual biochemistry and enzymatic variation. Sort of. This fascinating review shows how complicated this can be: http://www.dupuytrenfoundation.org/DupPDFs/2008_Zyluk.pdf
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Verapamil, tamoxifen, carnitine – options?

One resource for potential medical treatment of Dupuytren’s is the literature on medicines which work for related conditions such as Peyronie’s. This review examines the rationale and results of propionyl-L-carnitine,

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Dupuytren’s and Frozen shoulder

About one in six patients with frozen shoulder will also have Dupuytren’s disease and vice versa. Frozen shoulder has been called “Dupuytren’s of the shoulder”: the abnormal tissues are quite

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