Dupuytren’s contracture: What is disease Margaret Thatcher had which makes fingers BEND?

DUPUYTREN’S CONTRACTURE is a fairly common condition that causes one or more fingers to bend into the palm of the hand. People that find it difficult to straighten their fingers should see their GP, urged Channel 4’s Embarrassing Bodies expert, Dr Dawn Harper. Daily Express :: Health Feed

Dupuytren’s contracture: What is disease Margaret Thatcher had which makes fingers BEND?

Dupuytren’s contracture occurs when connective tissue in the palm thickens. The thick tissue forms hard nodules under the skin, which grow to become cords. The cords can tighten, pulling fingers and thumbs toward the palm. While the condition isn’t life-threatening, it can be a nuisance, and could get worse over time, according to the NHS. […]

Dupuytren’s contracture: What is disease Margaret Thatcher had which makes fingers BEND?

DUPUYTREN’S CONTRACTURE is a fairly common condition that causes one or more fingers to bend into the palm of the hand. People that find it difficult to straighten their fingers should see their GP, urged Channel 4’s Embarrassing Bodies expert, Dr Dawn Harper. Daily Express :: Health Feed