Collagenase injection and closed release for Dupuytren’s contracture

Jimmy H. Chim, Emily Ann Borsting, Zubin Panthaki

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


This chapter describes in detail the steps for performing collagenase injections with closed release for Dupuytren’s contracture. The procedures for metacarpophalangeal and proximal interphalangeal contracture injection and release are included. Indications, surgical steps, postoperative care, an operative dictation template, and suggested readings/references are included.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOperative Dictations in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9783319406312
ISBN (Print)9783319406299
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016


  • Collagenase
  • Dupuytren’s contracture release
  • Finger
  • Hand
  • Injection
  • Metacarpophalangeal
  • Palmar
  • Proximal interphalangeal

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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