My dad gradually affected with Dupuytren's contracture in his right hand , it has affected small finger he could not strigh it now. The same symptom is there in other hand as well but yet to affect the fingers. I have come accross several articles on this deases and treatment practices, I just want to know the doctors who perform non surgical practices to create this problem and know if they have treated this before successfully.
Doctor Answers (1) on Dupuytren's contracture
Hello....The condition affects a layer of tissue that lies under the skin of palm.Dupuytren's contracture mainly affects the ring finger.its most commonly associated with diabetes,even in smoking and alcoholics... Surgery is not a major one ... Doctor give anesthesia and release the tension in cord ... Injecting a type of enzyme into the taut cord palm can soften and weaken it,but its all painful procedure with no specificity.
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