Dupuytren?s contracture is thickening of the fibrous tissue layer under the skin of palms, fingers, and hands which leads to curving of the finger. It is caused due to the excessive production of collagen which gets deposited under the skin.
Spain's reported prevalence is 19% prevalence in in men older than 60 years.
Treatment options will vary depending on the severity of the condition. The conservative approaches include: Exercises, Massage, Injections, Needle Aponeurotomy, Collagenase Injection and surgical procedures.
On study the recurrence rate, which is comparable to other standard treatments, and the absence of long-term adverse events 3 years after initial treatment indicate that CCH is an effective and safe treatment for Dupuytren contracture.