Treatment for finger-bending disease may be ‘gamechanger’

Clinical trial seems to show Dupuytren’s disease reversed by rheumatoid arthritis drug

Researchers have hailed a breakthrough in the treatment of a common, incurable disease that causes hand deformities by bending the fingers firmly into the palm.

A clinical trial at Oxford University found that a drug used for rheumatoid arthritis appeared to drive Dupuytren’s disease into reverse when used early on, a result described as a potential “gamechanger” for patients.

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