Dupuytren Contracture (cont.)

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Can a Dupuytren's contracture be prevented?

There is no prevention method for a Dupuytren's contracture.

What is the prognosis (outlook) for Dupuytren's contracture?

The outlook for the condition itself is generally good. It typically progresses very slowly. The outlook for the treatments varies, but all can be very effective.

Medically reviewed by Michael J. Wheatley, MD; American Board of Plastic Surgery

REFERENCE:

Klippel, John H., et al., eds. Primer on the Rheumatic Diseases. 13th ed. New York: Springer and Arthritis Foundation, 2008.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 10/16/2014

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