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an abnormal and usually permanent contraction of a muscle

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giving Sobi the exclusive rights to commercialise Xiapex for the treatment of Dupuytren's contracture and Peyronie's disease in 71 Eurasian and African countries.
as the first, effective non-surgical treatment option available in Japan for patients suffering from the debilitating effects of Dupuytren's contracture," said Rajiv De Silva, President and CEO of Endo.
Dupuytren's contracture is a condition of the hand that leads to thickening and contracture of tissues in the palm.
Injection of collagenase Clostridium his tolyticum in patients with early-stage Dupuytren's contracture resulted in significantly better clinical outcomes than those that were seen in patients with advanced disease.
She measured the angle of the contracture - more than 30 degrees - and said it was Dupuytren's contracture.
Recent XIAFLEX Dupuytren's Contracture Highlights: As reported by Auxilium, U.
We're delighted that patients with Dupuytren's contracture now have a non-surgical option to effectively treat the condition.
Dupuytren's contracture, an often painless but sometimes debilitating condition that causes one or more fingers to be pulled toward the palm, was identified in 1831 and affects as many as 2 million Americans, many of them Caucasian men over the age of 40.
Your symptoms match those of Dupuytren's contracture, a sometimes disabling (but not dangerous) condition that pulls fingers toward the palm and locks them there.
Malvern PA) said that patients taking its Dupuytren's contracture treatment Xiaflex in a two-year study had a recurrence rate of 19.
Kenny has Dupuytren's contracture which thickens his palms and strains his fingers.
of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor) and international contributors present step-by-step protocols, postoperative care, and expected outcomes for 83 frequently performed orthopedic procedures (repairs, reconstructions, and amputation) relating to finger fractures/ dislocations, the wrist, nerve and tendon transfers, tendon conditions, osteoarthritic conditions, rheumatoid arthritis, flaps and microsurgery, congenital conditions, spastic conditions, Dupuytren's contracture and miscellaneous procedures.
BILL Place tells me his wife recently had an operation for Dupuytren's contracture, which is a condition affecting the fingers.
This thickening can happen anywhere but Dupuytren's contracture specifically affects the hands.
Hueston records seeing a case of proven Dupuytren's contracture in a 12-year-old boy.