Dupuytren Research Group Blog

Drugs that provoke Dupuytren’s Disease

Looking for ways to stop Dupuytren’s, it should be useful to look in reverse at factors which may start it, such as protease inhibitor drugs, as reported here: http://www.dupuytrenfoundation.org/DupPDFs/2002_Florence_1607.pdf
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Dupuytren’s, Mast cells, Substance P

Dupuytren’s is not always painless. Sometimes, active areas itch and burn. This goes along with the finding of elevated levels of mast cells and nerve fibers containing substance P –

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Aggressive Dupuytren’s Disease

This report of Dupuytren’s extending from the palm into the forearm reviews the anatomy of involvement and points out the aggressive nature of Dupuytren’s in young people. We need more

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