Dupuytren contracture

Case contributed by Dr Bahman Rasuli


Flexion deformity of the left-hand 5th finger and history of hand trauma two years ago.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male

Thickening of the subcutaneous tissues of the palmar aspect of the left-hand 4th web space with extension to the 5th finger PIP joint level is demonstrated superficial to the flexor tendons. 

Case Discussion

Dupuytren contracture, or palmar fibromatosis, is a fibrosing condition that characteristically presents as a firm nodularity on the palmar surface of the hand with coalescing cords of soft tissue on the webs and digits.

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Case information

rID: 70616
Published: 11th Sep 2019
Last edited: 11th Sep 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Jame Jam Imaging Center

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