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Dupuytren's contracture

Dupuytren's contracture: Introduction

Dupuytren's contracture: Dupuytren's contracture is a slowly developing deformity of the hand. See detailed information below for a list of 0 causes of Dupuytren's contracture, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Definitions of Dupuytren's contracture:

A fibromatosis of the palmar fascia characterized by thickening and contracture of the fibrous bands on the palmar surfaces of the hand and fingers. It arises most commonly in men between the ages of 30 and 50.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Dupuytren's contracture is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Dupuytren's contracture, or a subtype of Dupuytren's contracture, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
- (Source - National Institute of Health)

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What are the alternative names for Dupuytren's contracture:

Palmar fascial fibromatosis, Palmar fibromatosis
- (Source - Diseases Database)

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