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Dupuytren Disease Treatment Perth

Dupuytren Disease

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Is there a thick cord under your skin on your palm? Are your fingers curled into the palm and can’t be straightened? Is it painful to use your hands? You may suffer from Dupuytren’s disease if you can relate to these symptoms.
Dupuytren’s disease affects the palmar fascia deep under the skin. In most cases, the ring and little fingers will be affected but any of the others fingers, including the thumb, can be involved, . Dupuytren’s disease is associated with smoking, drinking, repetitive minor trauma, and manual labour.
s12 Dupuytren Disease 3 Your first step to having a Dupuytren Disease surgery is to schedule an appointment with Dr Khan at West Coast Plastic Surgery. Get your GP to send us a referral to apply for a Medicare rebate for your consultation (special conditions apply from Medicare). You can also contact us by phone at 0862303041 or by fax at 0862303042. Alternatively, you can send an email to admin@westcoastplasticsuregry.com.au. You will be contacted by a team member to book your appointment, and you can ask any questions you may have.
s12 Dupuytren Disease 5 Recovery time for surgery depends on its type and extent. More radical excision of the disease and the skin results in a longer recovery period than a limited fasciectomy and needle aponeurotomy. The post-operative instructions Dr Khan will provide will help guide you through this period. If everything goes as planned, wounds can heal after 2 weeks. We will remove the sutures in our clinic 10-14 days after surgery. Your job type will determine when you can return to work. As soon as all wounds have healed, a hand therapist will help you regain strength and range of motion. you might need to wear a splint for a while.
s12 Dupuytren Disease 7 After your first consultation with Dr Khan, he will be able to assess your needs and requirements. A bespoke treatment plan that best suits your needs will be provided to you. Following your consultation, the cost of your personalized procedure will be provided to you.

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