Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Dupuytren's Contracture Warning Signs

Notify your doctor if you have Dupuytren's contracture and any of the following:

  • Worsening hand pain
  • Inability to move the fingers
  • Worsening hand stiffness
  • Skin redness and pain over the hand

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Last Updated: Dec 10, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Dupuytren's Contracture References
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  2. Skoff HD. The surgical treatment of Dupuytren's contracture: a synthesis of techniques. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2004 Feb;113(2):540-4. [14758215]
  3. Wilbrand S, Ekbom A, Gerdin B. A cohort study linked increased mortality in patients treated surgically for Dupuytren's contracture. J Clin Epidemiol. 2005 Jan;58(1):68-74. [15649673]
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