Dupuytren's Contracture is a relatively common condition that affects about 5% to 25% of people worldwide. The prevalence tends to increase with age, and it is more commonly seen in individuals of European descent.
In this blog post, we will explore the various aspects of Dupuytren's contracture一from its causes and diagnosis to non-surgical treatments and the surgical intervention known as Dupuytren's contracture release.
Dupuytren's Contracture is a hand condition characterized by the progressive thickening and contracture of the connective tissues in the palm. This results in the formation of nodules or cords, causing the fingers to bend inward and limiting their range of motion. Other symptoms include:
While the exact cause is unknown, certain risk factors, such as genetics, age, and gender, can increase the likelihood of developing this condition.
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