Dupuytren’s Contracture or Viking Syndrome is a medical condition that causes hand deformity. It occurs very slowly as soft tissues under the skin start to thicken. As a result, the fingers of the person start to bend towards the palm because of the knot formation. The most affected fingers are generally the middle, ring finger,… Continue reading What Is Viking Syndrome? A Go-to Guide to Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
Dupuytren’s Contracture or Vikings Disease is caused by an abnormal tightening and thickening of the fascia, under the skin, on the palm. Dupuytren’s disease is normally a slow and relatively painless medical condition. Initially, soft lumps and pitted skin start to grow in the palm. Over time it gets thick, and a rope-like nodule is… Continue reading All You Need to Know about Dupuytren’s Contracture and Vikings Disease
Dupuytren’s Contracture is far more common in men than in women, and we wanted to look at why that is the case. Before we jump into that, let us confirm what Dupuytren’s Contracture is and how it comes about. The condition starts as either a lump or nodule on the hand. It is progressive; as… Continue reading Why Are Men More Likely to Get Dupuytren’s Contracture than Women?
If you type for a living and have been diagnosed with Dupuytren’s Contracture, you will know that carrying out your job is almost impossible. If you can’t straighten out all your fingers, can you type? I don’t know about you but I can’t. When you suffer from Dupuytren’s Contracture, you develop a lump on your… Continue reading How Dupuytren’s Contracture Affects typing?
Dupuytren’s Contracture is the development of a hard lump on the palm of the hand. The condition is progressive; as it worsens, the hardened tissue pulls down on the finger, making it bend unnaturally. The sufferer is then unable to straighten the finger all the way. In most cases, Dupuytren’s Contracture is not painful at… Continue reading Why Does Dupuytren’s Contracture Hurt?
The condition Dupuytren’s Contracture starts as a hardened lump or nodule on the hand. As the hardened lump develops, it causes a cord to develop that pulls the finger down towards the hand’s center. Despite the fact that a lump forming Dupuytren’s Contracture is not a sign of cancer, it is a benign skin condition.… Continue reading Is Dupuytren’s Contracture A Sign Of Cancer?
Dupuytren’s Contracture is a bit of a hidden disease to most. It is not as common as other hand or finger infections that can be suffered, so it is not as familiar. Dupuytren’s Contracture starts as a hard nodule or lump in the palm of your hand. As the disease worsens and the nodule gets… Continue reading Who is Most at Risk of Contracting Dupuytren’s Contracture?
Dupuytren’s Contracture will stop you in your tracks if you need to use your hands or fingers in any way. The condition makes simple everyday tasks a real challenge and, in some cases, completely impossible. Let’s take a close look at some facts about this unknown condition: Dupuytren’s Contracture is also known as Vikings Disease… Continue reading 10 Facts and Tips For Dupuytren’s Contracture
So your fingers are bending towards your palm, and you’re wondering what is going on. It is not painful, but you do have a hard lump on your hand that seems to pull your finger down. The chances are this is most likely Dupuytren’s Contracture, also known as Vikings disease. It is said that the… Continue reading What Causes Fingers To Bend Towards the Palm?
MacCrimmons curse is an affliction that affected the piper clan MacCrimmon in sixteenth-century Scotland. It is said the clan was cursed by a widow whose son was taken away by the press gangs. It is also noted that one of the MacCrimmons women had several fingers removed for giving away piping secrets to a lover… Continue reading What is the MacCrimmons Curse?