Dupuytren Research Group Blog

Stretching may provoke Dupuytren’s

The relationships between mechanical forces and the biochemistry of Dupuytren’s are only recently being sorted out. Clinically, Dupuytren’s activity responds to changes in mechanical stresses: active nodules soften in response

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The Open Palm Technique for Dupuytren’s

The Open Palm Technique for Dupuytren’s contracture has advantages – lack of hematoma, lower incidence of sympathetic dystrophy. The classic McCash version of this procedure combines closure of zigzag finger

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Chondroitin Sulfate, Dermatan Sulfate and Dupuytren’s

Dermatan sulfate is similar to the nutritional supplement chondroitin sulfate, and used to be called chondroitin sulfate. Dermatan sulfate is unusually abundant in fascia affected by Dupuytren’s. Is it the

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