"Dupuytren Contracture" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A fibromatosis of the palmar fascia characterized by thickening and contracture of the fibrous bands on the palmar surfaces of the hand and fingers. It arises most commonly in men between the ages of 30 and 50.
- Dupuytren Contracture
- Contracture, Dupuytren
- Dupuytren's Contracture
- Contracture, Dupuytren's
- Dupuytrens Contracture
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Dupuytren Contracture" by people in Profiles.
Regulation of proliferation and platelet-derived growth factor expression in palmar fibromatosis (Dupuytren contracture) by mechanical strain. J Orthop Res. 1996 Sep; 14(5):722-8.
The expression of platelet-derived growth-factor gene in Dupuytren contracture. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1995 Jan; 77(1):1-9.
Baron Guillaume Dupuytren and the palmar contracture that bears his name. Bull Tufts N Engl Med Cent. 1959 Jan-Jun; 5(1):2-8.