Dupuytren's contracture is a disease of the palm fascia and usually occurs after the age of 40. The predisposition to this disease is genetically determined and can be triggered by additional damaging factors such as repeated injuries, local infections, mechanical irritations, liver damage, diabetes mellitus, etc.
The disease leads to hardening and lump formation in the area of the palm and fingers, which results in a functional restriction of finger mobility (inhibition of extension). Men are 6 times more likely to be affected by this disease than women.
The decision to undergo a fasciectomy / operation for Dupuytren's contracture requires a lengthy decision-making process and must be accompanied by detailed explanations and information.
Please arrange an initial appointment with us so that we can discuss your concerns in detail.
We look forward to your call on 03133/6100.