Dupuytren Research Group Blog

Accidental fasciotomy for Dupuytren’s

Fingers bent by Dupuytren’s can complicate a fall on an outstretched hand: because the fingers can’t stretch back, the force of impact is redistributed, making it more likely to break

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No advantage to open Proximal Interphalangeal Joint release for Dupuytren’s

Proximal interphalangeal joint contractures from Dupuytren’s disease take on a life of their own, persisting after the Dupuytren’s has been removed. One of the arguments for open fasciectomy is that

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Dupuytren’s and Burns

Dupuytren’s overlaps in some ways with the local excessive scarring which occur after a burn injury. This report documents the development of progressive Dupuytren’s disease developing in a young man

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