Dupuytren's contracture

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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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Baron Guillaume Dupuytren

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