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Dupuytren's contracture treated with vitamin E

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One article on PainSci cites Richards 1952: Dupuytren’s Contracture

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A series of 46 cases of Dupuytren’s contracture were treated; 24 had bilateral lesions. The patients were divided into three groups according to the degree of the deformity. Vitamn E was the sole form of treatment, and in no case was any improvement noted.

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