Dupuytren Research Group Blog

Vascular cause of Dupuytren’s?

Diabetes, hypertension, stiff finger joints and Dupuytren’s: This study uses retinopathy as an index of vascular disease and suggests that small vessel disease, rather than the effect of blood sugar

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Peyronie’s Disease and Dupuytren’s

Dupuytren’s is one manifestation of a systemic fibrotic disorder that can also show up as Ledderhose, frozen shoulder or Peyronie’s disease. Fortunately, the majority of people affected show only one

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A landmark advance in understanding Dupuytren’s

Two methods of investigating Dupuytren’s have been used: Demographic – family studies, associations with medications, activities, other diseases; and Biological – tissue analysis. The big biologic breakthrough came in 1972

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