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Dupuytren Contracture (cont.)

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Can a Dupuytren's contracture be prevented?

There is no prevention method for a Dupuytren's contracture.

What is the prognosis (outlook) for Dupuytren's contracture?

The outlook for the condition itself is generally good. It typically progresses very slowly. The outlook for the treatments varies, but all can be very effective.

REFERENCE:

Klippel, John H., et al., eds. Primer on the Rheumatic Diseases. 13th ed. New York: Springer and Arthritis Foundation, 2008.


Last Editorial Review: 2/21/2012


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