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Research: Case of recurrent Dupuytren’s contracture successfully treated with shockwave therapy


Dupuytren's contracture in the little finger.

By James Heilman, MD - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0. Source.


Case summary

A 44 year old woman with carpal tunnel syndrome was treated with surgery. Later she developed Dupuytren’s contracture in both hands, mostly right-sided. Shockwave therapy was introduced to both hands and it resulted in the complete loss of all the symptoms.


Case conclusion

Shockwave therapy is useful and presents one of most effective, conventional and non-invasive treatment for Dupuytren’s disease.


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Source

Kumar SS, Gangopadhyay S. Effect of shockwave therapy on reduction of Dupuytren’s disease: a case report. Int J Health Sci Res. 2020; 10(2):102-104.

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