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Dupuytren's Contracture (Dupuytren's disease/diathesis, morbus Dupuytren, palmar fibromatosis, Viking disease)

Are you confident of the diagnosis? Dupuytren’s disease (DD) is a chronic and often progressive fibromatosis of the palmar fascia that can lead to debilitating flexural contracture of the digit about the metacarpophalangeal (MCP) or proximal interphalangleal (PIP) joints. The ring finger is the most likely to be involved, followed by the fifth and middle…

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