Dupuytren’s Disease

Dupuytren`s Contracture Proliferative fibrodysplasia of the subcutaneous palmar connective tissue resulting in nodules, skin pitting and thickening with variable digital contractures. Incidence Common in males over 65 years. M:F ratio varies from 2:1 to 10:1 Others sites of involvement Garrods knuckle pads Ledderhose Disease (plantar fibromatosis) Peyronie’s disease (penis) Associated with Anglo-Saxons Family history – 68%…

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