A Definition Of Dupuytren’s Contracture
Source: Adapted from the National Institutes of Health

What does the term “Dupuytren’s contracture” mean? The term “Dupuytren’s contracture” refers to scarring of the palmar ligament in the hand, causing progressive curling of one or more fingers and a thickening of the palm. To find out more about this term, please search the news section of this website for related articles and information.