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Dupuytren's contracture unfolded

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Location: http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/332/7538/397?ehom

Description: BMJ 2006;332:397-400 (18 February), W A Townley, R Baker, N Sheppard, A O Grobbelaar
Dupuytren's disease is a common and disabling fibroproliferative condition of the hand. It tends to strike patients in advancing age, causing progressive digital flexion contracture. Through its many associations, Dupuytren's disease crosses all borders of medicine and is often encountered by surgeon, physician, and general practitioner alike. To the medical student, it is dependable examination fodder—a name on many lists and a sign of many systems.

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Author/Contact: Townley et al
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