Dupuytren’s Contracture

dupuytren-contracture

What is Dupuytren’s Contracture?

Dupuytren’s Contracture is the thickening of the tissue layer underneath the skin of the palm and fingers. Although painless, it can cause the finger to curl.


Symptoms of Dupuytren’s Contracture

  • Curled Finger
  • Small lump form in the palm

 


Causes of Dupuytren’s Contracture

  • Hereditary
  • Overdose of alcohol
  • Aging factors
  • Medical Condition such as diabetes or seizures

 


Treatment for Dupuytren’s Contracture

 


Self-Diagnose can bring more harm than treating it. It is good to know more about the injury but definitely not to the point of self-treatment. It will be much safer to get treated by Our Doctor, for more information or to book an appointment with Singapore Sports and Orthopaedic Clinic, you can call (+65) 6475 8011, the hotline is open 24 hours. You may also send us an enquiry for appointment.

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