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Dupuytren Contracture (Dupuytrens Contracture)

A fibromatosis of the palmar fascia characterized by thickening and contracture of the fibrous bands on the palmar surfaces of the hand and fingers. It arises most commonly in men between the ages of 30 and 50.
Also Known As:
Dupuytrens Contracture; Dupuytren's Disease; Contracture, Dupuytren; Contracture, Dupuytren's; Dupuytren Disease; Dupuytrens Disease; Dupuytren's Contracture
Networked: 473 relevant articles (23 outcomes, 79 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Contracture
2. Disease Progression
3. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
4. Keloid
5. Fibrosis (Cirrhosis)

Experts

1. Gan, Bing Siang: 13 articles (01/2014 - 06/2003)
2. Hentz, Vincent R: 9 articles (06/2014 - 09/2002)
3. Bayat, Ardeshir: 9 articles (01/2014 - 06/2003)
4. O'Gorman, David B: 8 articles (01/2014 - 01/2006)
5. De Smet, Luc: 6 articles (04/2014 - 08/2008)
6. Degreef, Ilse: 6 articles (04/2014 - 08/2008)
7. Badalamente, Marie A: 5 articles (09/2015 - 09/2002)
8. Hurst, Lawrence C: 5 articles (09/2015 - 09/2002)
9. Satish, Latha: 5 articles (01/2015 - 01/2008)
10. Gerber, Robert A: 5 articles (04/2014 - 01/2011)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Dupuytren Contracture:
1. Collagenases (Collagenase)FDA Link
2. Microbial Collagenase (Clostridiopeptidase A)IBA
3. Matrix MetalloproteinasesIBA
4. Metalloproteases (Metalloproteinases)IBA
5. LipidsIBA
6. Oxidized CelluloseIBA
7. CollagenIBA
8. Transforming Growth Factor beta (TGF-beta)IBA
9. Free RadicalsIBA
10. Transforming Growth Factor beta1 (TGF beta 1)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Injections
2. Amputation
3. Radiotherapy
4. External Fixators
5. Surgical Decompression