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Dupuytrens Contracture EatonHand

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Dupuytren's disease is a thickening and shrinking of the layer of flesh just under the skin of the palm. It can cause lumps or dimples in the skin of the palm, and can draw the fingers down into a bent position. It is named after a surgeon who wrote about its treatment.

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Added: Sun Oct 21 2007
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