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Dupuytren's Contracture—Etiology and Principles of Treatment

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Abstract

Although Dupuytren's contracture was first described more than 300 years ago, the cause is not yet certainly known. It is only agreed that the disease process affecting the palmar fascia is most commonly found in older-aged males of Caucasian descent.

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