Dupuytren's contracture

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What is Dupuytren's contracture?

Dupuytren's contracture is a painless thickening of skin tissue in the hand or fingers. It can cause nodules in palm, extension of the fingers, or the fingers to bend towards the palm and cannot be fully straightened.

Common symptoms reported by people with Dupuytren's contracture

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people for Dupuytren's contracture

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Compare treatments taken by people with Dupuytren's contracture

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Who has Dupuytren's contracture on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 1 new patients joined this month
  • 70 say Dupuytren's contracture is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 2
30s 6
40s 6
50s 32
60s 53
70+ 31
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 9
40-49 years 23
50-59 years 24
60-69 years 8
70+ years 2

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 55
Female 77

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 73
Not Diagnosed 10

These charts show data from Dupuytren's contracture patients who have completed their condition history
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