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Dupuytren&’s contracture

Dupuytren&’s contracture
Fibroma-like lesion of the palm of the hand that causes flexion contracture. Heritable and commoner in men. Never metastasises.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Dupuytren's contracture —       flexion deformity of the hands caused by thickening of the fascia, or fibrous connective tissue, of the palm. The proliferation of connective tissue causes the tendons of one or more fingers to shorten and tighten, leaving the finger… …   Universalium

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  • Dupuytren's contracture — n. condition of thickening of the connective tissue causing one or more fingers to be bent permanently into the palm so that they cannot be extended (named after Baron Guillaume Dupuytren) …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Contracture — This article refers to orthopedic contractures; for other types of contractures see the See Also section below. Contracture Classification and external resources ICD 10 M24.5, M62.4, M67.1, M72.0, T …   Wikipedia

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  • Dupuytren-Kontraktur — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 M72.0 Fibromatose der Palmarfaszie [Dupuytren Kontraktur] …   Deutsch Wikipedia