WHAT ARE THE EARLY SIGNS OF DUPUYTREN’S CONTRACTURE

Dupuytren’s contracture is a condition of the fingers in which the tissues under the skin of the palm start to tighten abnormally. As a result, the fingers start to bend and curl forward, leading to hand deformities of different severities. Dupuytren’s Tape can aid in the comfort and support needed during the early stages of […] ...

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WHAT CAUSES DUPUYTREN’S CONTRACTURE? CAN DUPUYTREN’S BE INHERITED?

Males aged 50 and above are more prone to be affected by the Dupuytren’s contracture. But, as far as the exact reason behind Dupuytren’s contracture is concerned, there is still some research that needs to be done. Dupuytren’s syndrome typically affects the ring and little finger, although any finger can fall victim. Additionally, Dupuytren’s typically […] ...

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Dupuytren's Contracture Causes

RISK FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH DUPUYTREN’S CONTRACTURE SURGERY.

With time, Dupuytren’s contracture condition is likely to worsen and cause discomfort doing the simplest of tasks. This is why many people seek Dupuytren’s contracture surgery as a measure to counter the situation. But, surgery is one Dupuytren’s contracture treatment that is not free of risks or side effects. Here are some of the most […] ...

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Dupuytren’s Contracture surgery

WHAT IS VIKINGS DISEASE? WHERE DID THIS DISEASE ORIGINATE FROM?

Viking hand syndrome is an ancient disease which is believed to have been originated with the Vikings in Northern Europe. The fingers of a person suffering from Viking hand disease tends to deform due to contraction of the palmar fascia. Also known as Dupuytren’s contracture, the Viking hand disease gets its other name from a […] ...

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Viking hand disease