What is Dupuytren Contracture?
Dupuytren contracture is a localized formation of scar tissue beneath the skin of the palm of the hand. The scarring accumulates in a tissue that normally covers the tendons that pull the fingers to grip. As Dupuytren contracture progresses, more of this tissue becomes thickened and shortened.
What are the causes?
- Seizure Disorder
What are the symptoms?
- Painless lump in the palm near the base of your fingers
- Inability to fully extend the affected finger
- Loss of normal gasping
- A bump on edge of the thumb near the palm of the hand.
What are the treatment?
- Stretching with heat application
- Ultrasound Treatment
- Anti-Inflammatory injection and mediciation