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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Translation of “Contractura Dupuytren” in English

Gender differences were not statistically significant. En otros casos el tratamiento puede incluir: American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. In which subject field? An analysis of patient charts”.

The main function of the palmar fascia is to increase grip strength; thus, over time, Dupuytren’s contracture decreases a person’s ability to hold objects. Se desconoce su causa. Minimal followup was 3 years. Archived from the original on March 23, Moderate pressure for 10—20 seconds ruptures the cord.

Amadio PC expert opinion. Diversas cuestiones importantes relacionadas se plantean en este momento en la literatura, entre ellas: One or more fingers permanently bent in a flexed position, hard nodule just under the skin of the palm [2]. Needle aponeurotomy is a minimally-invasive technique where the cords are weakened through the insertion and manipulation of a small needle.

Severe Dupuytren disease may also be associated with frozen shoulder adhesive capsulitis of shoulderPeyronie’s disease of the penis, increased risk of contractira types of cancer, and risk of early death, but more research is needed to clarify these relationships.

Most doctors do not value those treatments.

Dupuytren’s Contracture

The splint is used dupuytrsn provide prolonged stretch to the healing tissues and prevent flexion contractures. Thick cords may develop from the palm into one or more fingers. Dupuytren’s contracture causes a progressive loss of hand function, being surgery the coontractura of choice. He or she will also press on parts of your hands and fingers to check for toughened knots or bands of tissue. You may wish to follow the progression with a tabletop test, which you can do on your own.


The choice of procedure depends on the severity of your symptoms and other health problems you may have. Archived from the original on October 29, Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management. The injection of a solution composed by two different collagenases, isolated and purified by Clostridium histolyticum bacteria, performs a selective lysis of collagen in the pretendinous cord.

Iliotibial band syndrome Patellar tendinitis Achilles tendinitis Calcaneal spur Metatarsalgia Bone spur. The ring and small fingers are most commonly involved. The main advantage to surgery contracura that it results in a more complete and longer-lasting release duputren that provided by the needle or enzyme methods.

Dupuytren’s contracture – Wikipedia

Your doctor will compare your hands to each other and check for puckering on the skin of your palms. Protocol of a pragmatic, multi-centre, randomized controlled trial”. Radiation therapy has been used mostly for early stage disease, but is unproven. Treatment is ocntractura when the so-called table top test is positive. Nonoperative treatment of Dupuytren’s disease”.

The Journal of hand surgery, European volume. A lump in the palm does not mean that treatment is required or that the disease will progress. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

New York, NY [u. Some people have only small lumps or cords while others will develop severely bent dupuytrren. Needle aponeurotomy is most effective for Stages I and II, covering 6—90 degrees of deformation of the finger.


Your hand surgeon will discuss the most appropriate method based upon the stage and pattern of the disease and the joints involved. Another option for people with advanced disease, limited function and progressing disease is to surgically remove the tissue in your palm affected by the disease. Only anecdotal evidence supports other compounds such as vitamin E. After the cord is completely cut and separated from the skin the lipograft is injected under the skin.

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Accessed 21 March The graft is sutured to the skin surrounding the wound. Not being able to fully flatten your fingers indicates you have Dupuytren’s contracture. Postoperative care involves hand therapy and splinting.

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Figure 1 and 2 – Advanced case of Dupuytren’s Contracture with pits nodules and cords leading to bending of the finger into the palm. Family historyalcoholismsmokingthyroid problemscontrxctura diseasediabetesepilepsy [2] [4]. Stitches are removed 10 days after surgery. A total of about 5 to 10 ml is injected per ray. If the disease progresses slowly, causes no pain cnotractura has little impact on your ability to use your hands for everyday tasks, you might not need treatment.

Figure 3 – Table top test. As the fingers are drawn into the palm, it may be more difficult to wash hands, wear gloves, shake hands, and get hands into pockets.