Stories of Dupuytrens Contracture

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  1965: Tonsillectomy 1968: Odd skin 2 inch rash/wheal on inside of left lower leg. undiagnosed 1978: Zadek operation, botched removal of big toenail rootbed 1980: Contracted Glandular Fever - lasted 12 months of debilitation - never fe...
Dupuytrens Contracture stories
Four years ago at age 58, I noticed slight dimpling in the palm of my left, non dominant hand, below the ring finger. Research lead me to think I had Dupuytrens given that I'm of Scottish decent. Early in 2012 I noticed a lump on the arch of my left ...
Dupuytrens Contracture stories
finger swelled for months after a thorn injury - repeated antibiotics made no difference. Lump appeared in Palm , followed by lump in foot. I worked out I have Dupuytrens and lederhose disease. However I have to see multiple different consultants and...
Dupuytrens Contracture stories
The first 2 years of lumps growing on both feet were not painful. I had an MRI to rule out cancer. The following two years were very painful. I had physical therapy with some electrodes hooked up and a pulsating anti inflamitory hooked to my feet. I'...
Dupuytrens Contracture stories
Although I'm based in Sweden now, my ancestry is British, and mainly English.  I'm one of the administrators of the Facebook group called "DART - Dupuytren's Advocates for Radiation Therapy".

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I want to reach out to each of you and invite you to join Dupuytrens Disease Support Forum on Facebook.  Here is our link:  I wanted to reach out to you and let you know we have an active facebook forum for Dupuytrens and Ledderhose Disease...

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1 people with Dupuytrens Contracture have taken the SF36 survey. Mean of Dupuytrens Contracture is 1480 points (41 %). Total score ranges from 0 to 3,600 being 0 the worst and 3,600 the best. Take the SF36 Survey

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