Dupuytren's contracture


Du·​puy·​tren's contracture də-ˌpwē-ˈtraⁿz- How to pronounce Dupuytren's contracture (audio) -ˈpwē-trənz- How to pronounce Dupuytren's contracture (audio)
: a condition marked by fibrosis with shortening and thickening of the palmar aponeurosis resulting in flexion contracture of the fingers into the palm of the hand

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“Dupuytren's contracture.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Dupuytren%27s%20contracture. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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