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Dupuytren, Guillaume, Baron

Guillaume Dupuytren, Baron (gēyōm´ bärôN´ düpüēträN´), 1777–1835, French surgeon. As professor at the Hôtel Dieu, Paris, from 1812, he was noted as diagnostician, lecturer, and surgeon. He wrote on surgery, described a fracture of the fibula and a contraction of the hand that bear his name, and founded the chair of pathological anatomy at the Univ. of Paris. He was made a baron in 1823.

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Dupuytren's contracture

Dupuytren's contracture (dew-pwee-trahnz) n. a flexion deformity of the fingers (usually the ring and little fingers) caused by a nodular hypertrophy and contracture of the fascia in the palm and fingers. [ Baron G. Dupuytren (1777–1835), French surgeon]

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