Nonsurgical and Surgical Treatments

Nonsurgical treatments

To learn about nonsurgical options for Dupuytren's contracture, click here.

Surgical treatments

Several types of surgery are used to treat Dupuytren's contracture. Surgical procedures differ on characteristics like how much tissue is removed, the type of incision, the length of recovery, and the manner of physical therapy needed afterwards. Types of surgery include fasciectomy, fasciotomy, and needle aponeurotomy.1

Talk to a hand specialist to find out whether surgery—or a nonsurgical treatment option—may be right for you. Then visit WebMD to learn more about available treatment options.

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Reference: 1. Bayat A, McGrouther DA. Management of Dupuytren's disease: clear advice for an elusive condition. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2006;88:3-8.

 

 
 
 

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