Dupuytren's Contracture





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This shows the typical cord that is evident when Dupuytren's disease is more advanced and causes a contracture of the finger. As shown in this photograph, the ring finger is often involved. This problem can cause quite a bit of dysfunction in the hand.




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Sometimes a pit and nodule also form in Dupuytren's disease and contracture.



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Once the Dupuytren's contracture is more severe it will cause the hand to not be able to lay flat on a table top. This is called the "table top test".



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There are various treatment options available for Dupuytren's disease and the contractures that occur with this problem.

Santa Rosa Hand 2015