WHAT IS IT?
Dupuytrens contracture is a hand deformity that takes several years to develop. This condition cause layers of tissue under the skin of your palm to develop knots. As these layers thicken, they form a cord which causes fingers to be pulled towards this knot. The affected fingers are therefore unable to straighten.
WHAT CAUSES IT?
The cause of this disease is unknown. However, certain factors can contribute to its development such as:
There is no cure for this disease but the condition is not life threatening. Treatments include medication for pain and surgery.
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