Keys of Dupuytren Disease. Anatomy and Treatment

June 2nd, 2020|

Did you Know ReHand? Dupuytren Disease, What should I know? According to ASSH (American Society for Surgery of the Hand) Dupuytren Disease consist of an abnormal thickening of the tissue just under the skin, affecting to the palm and fingers. Progressively, nodules and cords appear in that location, limiting fingers motion and blocking into flexion. That is known as "Dupuytren Contracture". American Society for Surgery of the Hand A perfect knowledge of palmar structures of the hand will determine the proper management of that disease. Anatomy of Palmar Hand. Key of Dupuytren Management. We consider important to start with a brief review of the Palmar Fascia. From Proximal to distal we have: Palmar Aponeurosis: it originates at the wrist close to Palmaris Longus tendon. It diverges from the wrist into: Pretendinous Bands, longitudinal [...]