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Dupuytren's contracture

Introduction: Dupuytren's contracture

Description of Dupuytren's contracture

Dupuytren's contracture (medical condition): A condition where the layer of connective tissue under the skin of...more »

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Dupuytren's contracture: A progressive condition involving the thickening of deep tissue that runs from the palm to the fingers which results in the fingers being pulled into the palm.

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: 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: MeSH 2007

Dupuytren's contracture: Related Topics

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Dupuytren's contracture: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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.
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Dupuytren's contracture as a Disease

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Dupuytren's contracture: Related Diseases

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Dupuytren's contracture as a Symptom

Dupuytren's contracture (symptom): Dupuytren's contracture is a slowly developing deformity of the...more »

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Dupuytren's contracture: Related Disease Topics

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Broader terms for Dupuytren's contracture

Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Dupuytren's contracture

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