4 Resources to Learn More About Dupuytren’s Contracture

Manage your condition with these patient resources.

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Updated on April 10, 2023

If you’re living with Dupuytren’s contracture, a condition that causes the formation of tight, lumpy nodules in the hands, you know completing everyday tasks can be difficult and, often, frustrating. 

Get the expert-backed information you need to manage your condition—and even learn some Dupuytren’s contracture life hacks—from these trusted sources:

Dupuytren Research Group
Stay up-to-date on the most recent advancements in Dupuytren’s contracture research, connect with others living with the condition, and spread awareness with the nonprofit Dupuytren Research Group.

American Society for Surgery of the Hand
Get the must-know facts about Dupuytren’s contracture and the most up-to-date information on treatment options from the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.

National Institutes of Health Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center
Although there’s no known cause, it’s believed that genetics play a role in the development of Dupuytren’s contracture. See how genetic changes can affect your risk, and learn about other risk factors for the condition.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Learn about the symptoms, causes, risk factors and treatment options for Dupuytren’s contracture in this informational resource from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

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