Thickening and shortening of tissues palm of the hand, resulting in a deformity fingers on hands.


In Dipitren’s contracture, the fibrous tissue of the palm of the hand becomes thicker and shorter. The consequence is that one or more fingers, usually small or small, bend towards the palm. Sometimes a painful lump appears and the skin shrinks.

In about half of the cases, both hands become ill. Very much rarely sore feet and toes on them. Changes happen very slowly, over time months or years. It is more common in men, diabetics over the age of 50, epileptics and those who drink alcohol.


– Eating foods rich in vitamin E alleviates the effects of Dipitren’s contracture.

– Exercise your fingers and do stretching exercises.

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