How We DO Dupuytren’s Contracture Surgery
Dupuytren’s Contracture is an abnormal thickening of the tissue beneath the skin. In severe cases, the swelling can force fingers to bend towards the palm.
Causes of Dupuytren’s Contracture:
As of now the causes of dupuytren’s contracture are unknown. However, the disease is common in men at age 40 with a European descent.
What Dupuytren’s Contracture Costs
The cost of duputytren’s surgery varies depending on the condition of the injury. Please contact us and schedule a consultation with board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Michael K.Obeng. MiKO Plastic Surgery, Beverly Hills will accommodate the most accurate cost estimates for your dupuytren’s contracture surgerical needs. If you’re not in the Beverly Hills or Los Angeles area, visit our travel section to arrange a trip to MiKO Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Michael K.Obeng may advise the patient to wear a splint and change their daily hand movement patterns. Depending on the severity of the injury, Dr. Michael K.Obeng may conduct a steroid treatment, essentially injecting the steroid into the hand. This treatment will reduce swelling in the region. If symptoms don’t improve, surgery may be the next option. After the procedure, Dr. Michael K.Obeng will prescribe medication and will advise treatment options to help the patient have a speedy recovery. Soreness may last for several weeks, Full recovery may take several months.