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JUNCO GELPI, David Alexander et al. Dupuytren's disease in an elderly. MEDISAN [online]. 2014, vol.18, n.1, pp.115-119. ISSN 1029-3019.

The case report of a 78-year-old Haitian merchant is described, who had stifness to flex the proximal and medial interphalangeal joint of the left hand fourth finger for seven months, contracture of the palmar fascia and nodules. He underwent partial or subtotal fasciectomy and was discharged within 72 hours with good postoperative course

Keywords : elderly; Dupuytren's disease; fasciectomy; Haiti.

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