Dupuytren's contracture in a young male: a rare clinical image

Mayur Bhaskar Wanjari, Tejaswee Lohakare

PAMJ. 2022; 41:341. Published 27 Apr 2022 | doi:10.11604/pamj.2022.41.341.34745

Dupuytren's disease is a benign fibroproliferative disorder involving the palmar and digital fascia; manifestation depends on genetic and environmental factors. We are presenting a case of a 32-year-old male; he comes to the emergency department with a complaint of limited extension of the little, ring and middle finger from one month, and there are no family and genetic history regarding Dupuytren's disease. More recently has been linked with occupational work, which has been attributed to exposure of hand transmitted vibration. On physical examination patient, both hands little, ring and middle finger are stretched; finding on the examination revealed Dupuytren's disease.
Corresponding author
Mayur Bhaskar Wanjari, Department of Research and Development, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, Sawangi, Wardha, Maharashtra, India (Wanjari605@gmail.com)

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