Diagnosis. In most cases, doctors can diagnose Dupuytren’s contracture by the look and feel of your hands. Other tests are rarely necessary. Learn more about La Contractura de Dupuytren at StoneCrest Internal Medicine DefiniciónCausasFactores de. TERMIUM® is the Government of Canada’s terminology and linguistic data bank.

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Las causa exactas son desconocidas. Treatment involves one or more different types of treatment with some hands contracyura repeated treatment. A medida que la cuerda se engrosa y acorta, tira dobla el dedo afectado hacia la palma. Causas Las causa exactas son desconocidas.

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La Contractura de Dupuytren

In which subject field? We show our experience in the treatment of the disease, by injecting collagenase in 15 patients as a non-surgical option. A synthesis of techniques”.

Hand therapy is often recommended. This section’s tone or style may not reflect the encyclopedic tone used on Wikipedia. Hurst y Marie A. The difference with the percutaneous needle fasciotomy is that the cord is cut at many places. New England Journal of Medicine ; Journal of Hand Surgery. Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde. They wear an extension splint for two to three weeks, except during physical therapy.

Before treatment, the surgeon will discuss realistic goals and possible risks.

Dupuytren’s contracture – Diagnosis and treatment – Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic Marketplace Check out these best-sellers and special offers conttractura books and newsletters from Mayo Clinic. Some people have only small lumps or cords while others will develop severely bent fingers. Besides hand therapy, many surgeons advise the use of static or dynamic splints after surgery to maintain finger mobility. In extreme cases, amputation of fingers may be needed for severe or recurrent cases or after surgical complications.


If the disease progresses slowly, causes no pain and has little impact on your ability to use your hands for everyday tasks, you might not need treatment. Normally, the palmar fascia consists of collagen type Ibut in Dupuytren sufferers, the collagen changes to collagen type IIIwhich duupytren significantly thicker than collagen type I. In some severe cases, especially if surgery has failed to correct the problem, surgeons remove all the tissue likely to be affected by Dupuytren’s contracture, including the attached skin.

When a comparison was performed between people aged 55 years and older versus under 55 years, there was a statistically significant difference at both MP and PIP joints, with greater correction maintained in the older group.

Instead, you can wait and see if Dupuytren’s contracture progresses. The main eupuytren listed by the International Dupuytren Society in order of stage of disease are radiation therapyneedle aponeurotomy NAcollagenase injection and hand surgery.

A technique introduced in is extensive percutaneous aponeurotomy with lipografting. Before the aponeurotomy, a liposuction is done to the abdomen and ipsilateral flank to collect the lipograft. Generally, the cords or contractures are painless, but, rarely, tenosynovitis can occur and produce pain. Your hand surgeon will discuss the most appropriate method based upon the stage and pattern of the disease and the joints involved. After the cord is completely cut and separated from the skin the lipograft is injected under the skin.

Dupuytren’s contracture – Wikipedia

This content is written, edited and updated by hand surgeon members of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Segmental fasciectomy involves excising part s of the contracted cord so that it disappears or no longer contracts the finger.


In the case of a contracthra of skin, the transverse part of the zig-zag incision is left open. People start bending and extending their fingers as soon as the anesthesia has resolved. Archived from the original on 13 May After surgery, the hand is wrapped in a light compressive bandage contactura one week. A total of about 5 to 10 ml is injected per ray. Figure 1 and 2 – Advanced case of Dupuytren’s Contracture with pits nodules and cords leading to bending of the finger into the palm.

After the treatment the person wears an extension splint for 5 to 7 days. Thick cords may develop from the palm into one or more fingers. These treatments show promise. Gradual onset in males over 50 [2]. A comprehensive review of the results of needle aponeurotomy in 1, fingers was performed by Gary M. However, it is also used at other stages. In mild cases, especially if hand function is good, only observation is needed. This content does not have an English version. The cords are placed under maximum tension while they are cut.

The graft is sutured to the skin surrounding the wound. Journal of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery. Ligamentopathy Ligamentous laxity Hypermobility.

It is difficult to predict how the disease will progress. Gender differences were not statistically significant. The long-term results of enzymic fasciotomy.

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