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New Approach for Dupuytren's Contracture

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Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/531578

Description: Dupuytren's contracture is a progressively debilitating hand disease that involves an abnormal thickening and contracture of tough tissue in the palm, causing the fingers to curl. Although fasciectomy is usually recommended to release the contracture when hand function becomes severely limited, a less incapacitating and more inexpensive option — needle aponeurotomy — has recently become available
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