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Image Number 2015 (Dupuytren's contracture)

Nodule,skin coloured

Diagnosis: Dupuytren's contracture

Site: Hand,palm

Sex: M

Age: 68


Description: Hard nodule.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


Idiopathic bilateral hard nodules involving the base of both ring fingers (usual site of Dupuytren's contracture nodules) resulting in mild contracture (flexion deformity) of both fourth fingers. On examination, hard cord-like flexor tendons within the palm extending from the bases of the ring fingers proximally to mid-palm were seen and can be palpated.

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