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Dupuytren’s contracture

Dupuytren’s contracture (also known as palmar fibromatosis) is a common benign condition that forms hard nodules in the palmar fascia just beneath the skin of the palm of the hand, commonly affecting the ring or little finger. They can extend to form cords that cause your fingers to pull into a bent position.
This is a familial condition and whilst you may not be cured of the tendency to form contracture, the nodules and bands of tissue can be excised or released to allow restoration of function.

At Schoen Clinic London we specialise in the treatment of hand diseases. Your specialist will discuss together with you the alternatives to relieve your symptoms and what can you expect after your treatment.

Hand and wrist specialists

Our team of upper limb experts will make sure you receive the best possible treatment and care for the contracture in your hand.

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Mr Ian Bacarese-Hamilton

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon & Trauma Surgeon

Hand & Wrist
Hip & Knee
Shoulder & Elbow
Leg Lengthening