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Dupuytren Contracture MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Dupuytren Contracture
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.450.565.590.340.173
C05.651.197.270
C17.300.270
Unique ID
D004387
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004387
Scope Note
A fibromatosis of the palmar fascia characterized by thickening and contracture of the fibrous bands on the palmar surfaces of the hand and fingers. It arises most commonly in men between the ages of 30 and 50.
Entry Term(s)
Dupuytren's Contracture
Dupuytren's Disease
Fibromatosis, Palmar
NLM Classification #
WE 830
Public MeSH Note
2010; see DUPUYTREN'S CONTRACTURE 1963-2009
History Note
2010(1963)
Date Established
2010/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/03/03
Dupuytren Contracture Preferred
Fibromatosis, Palmar Broader
Dupuytren's Disease Broader
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