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Are your fingers gradually curling toward your palm?
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Dupuytren’s contracture is among the most common hand conditions. If affects as much as 5% of people of European descent and is especially prevalent in men age 50 and older. Dupuytren’s contracture causes the fingers to slowly and permanently curl inwards. The condition usually progresses slowly but is different for every patient. Dupuytren’s contracture isn’t dangerous, but it can be debilitating.
Have you noticed bumps or knots (nodules) at the bases of your fingers?
Is moving your fingers painful or uncomfortable?
Have you noticed bands of tissue developing in your palm?
Are your fingers slowly curling toward your palm?
Is it hard to flatten your hand on a table?
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