Pronounced: du-pwe-trahn kon-trak-choorEn Español (Spanish Version)
Dupuytrens contracture is a thickening and shortening of the fascia in the palm of the hand. The fascia is a firm tissue that lies just below the skin. This condition causes affected fingers to curl towards the palm and makes extension of these fingers difficult or impossible.
Dupuytren's Contracture Scarring
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Last reviewedSeptember 2013by Teresa Briedwell, DPT, OCS
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