Jonathan Aarons M.D.

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Monthly Archives: February 2014

Dupuytren’s Contracture

Dupuytren’s contracture is a deformity of the hand that develops slowly over years.  It is initially painful but most people seek help based on the functional disability that it causes.  Dupuytren’s contracture is caused by thickening of the layer of tissue under the skin of your palm.  The patient may notice nodules under the skin […]

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Thoracic outlet syndrome is a constellation of signs and symptoms caused by compression of nerves, arteries and veins as they exit the neck into the shoulder and arm.  Symptoms include neck, shoulder and arm pain, numbness and tingling and discoloration, depending on which structures are compressed.  The passageway for the nerves, arteries and veins can […]

Trigger finger

  Trigger finger is a painful syndrome caused by inflammation and swelling of the tendons on the palm side of the finger.  The tendons connect muscle to bone.  The muscles that move the fingers are located in the forearm.  The tendons extend from the muscles of the forearm, past the wrist, and then attach to […]

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