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Dupuytren's Contracture PatientPlus

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Description: Dupuytren's contracture is a progressive disorder that affects the palmar fascia causing the fibrous tissue to shorten and thicken.1 This contracture results in flexion deformity of the fingers and loss of hand function.

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Added: Fri May 29 2009
Last Modified: Wed Apr 13 2011