Definition of contracture
: a permanent shortening (as of muscle, tendon, or scar tissue) producing deformity or distortion
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Other hand sculptures in the exhibit will be accompanied by before and after surgery photos of patients with conditions that deform the hand in similar ways, including Dupuytrens contracture, Apert syndrome, and Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease.
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