Dupuytren’s Contracture is most often a genetic condition that presents in the palm of your hand. In this condition, nodules or cords of tissue appear in this area and can cause a contracture of the fingers. Sometimes, a knot may appear without a contracture, but usually there is little pain. Typically this condition progresses slowly over the course of many years.
Although Dupuytren’s Contracture is a common genetic condition, the true cause of this condition is yet unknown. This ailment has been linked to males over age 40 and of a Northern European descent.
Some of the symptoms you may experience if affected by Dupuytren’s Contracture are:
Depending on the severity of the injury, an HMA Specialist may suggest either injections or surgery.
We’re the only group of specially trained hand surgeons in Central Ohio who provide on-call emergency care, 365 days a year.
Our on-site surgery and therapy centers allow us to provide patients with comprehensive, advanced treatment in one convenient location.
While we strive to keep your primary care physician informed of the care you receive, we are happy to see you without a referral.