Dupuytrens contracture is a painless thickening and tightening (contracture) of tissue beneath the skin on the palm of the hand and fingers.
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The cause is unknown. Family history of Dupuytren contracture makes you more likely to develop this condition. It does not seem to be caused by occupation or from trauma.
The condition is more common after age 40. Men are affected more often than women. Risk factors are alcohol use, diabetes, and smoking.