Dupuytren’s disease (DD) is a heritable, benign, chronic fibroproliferative process which affects the connective tissue of the palmar fascia. DD is rare among Asians with a prevalence of 0.004 to 0.032 percent. There are only 74 cases of DD among Asians identified in literature, and there are no published cases from the Philippines. We discuss a rare case of DD in a 60-year-old male Filipino presenting with bilateral loss of range of motion of the middle, ring, and little finger of both hands.
Key words: Dupuytren’s contracture, Dupuytren’s disease, Asia, Filipino, Case Report
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