Dupuytren's contracture (also known as morbus Dupuytren, Dupuytren's disease, or palmar fibromatosis, and sometimes misidentified as Dupuytren's constricture) is a fixed flexion contracture of the hand where the fingers bend towards the palm and cannot be fully extended (straightened). It is named after Baron Guillaume Dupuytren, the surgeon who described an operation to correct the affliction.Read more on Wikipedia
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