A 40-year-old member asked:
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not long ago diagnosed with mild dupuytrens in right hand no pain no limitsmay be caused from liver disease from drinking?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: You question is a little confusing but Dupuytrens is associated with alcoholism.
Answered on Sep 6, 2014
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Dupuytrens a genetic: disease, that is a progressive thickening of the fascia, a tough fibrous layer of tissue in the palm, Dupuytrens starts as nodules and can progress to cords causing joint contracture in the hand. http://handctr.com/dupuytrens-disease-faq.html and http://handctr.com/xiaflex-for-dupuytrens-information.html and https://youtu.be/aiMsrLECOOw?list=PLaYVr8V1oPuBXtJnqRkOJpzn8Js700CWP
Answered on Apr 1, 2015

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