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Palmar Fasciitis - Dupuytren's Contracture


Prevention & Expectations

What can be done to prevent the condition?

Maintaining control of diabetes, pulmonary disease, and epilepsy, and avoiding excessive alcohol may help to prevent the disease.

What are the long-term effects of the condition?

Progressive bending of the fingers may occur, to the point that the fingertips touch the palm of the hand.

What are the risks to others?

There are no risks to others, aside from passing on the genes to offspring.