Dupuytren's disease involving Guyon's canal

Chir Main. 2014 Jun;33(3):224-6. doi: 10.1016/j.main.2014.04.002. Epub 2014 May 5.


Ectopic localization of Dupuytren's contracture is extremely rare. To the best of our knowledge, there have been only six cases reported in the literature. The authors present a case with Dupuytren's contracture involving Guyon's canal where the patient had limited wrist range of motion and ulnar neuropathy.

Keywords: Dupuytren's contracture; Fibromatose; Fibromatosis; Maladie de Dupuytren; Neuropathie ulnaire; Poignet; Ulnar neuropathy; Wrist.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Dupuytren Contracture / complications*
  • Dupuytren Contracture / surgery
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Neurologic Examination
  • Paresthesia / etiology
  • Range of Motion, Articular
  • Recovery of Function
  • Ulnar Nerve Compression Syndromes / etiology*
  • Ulnar Nerve Compression Syndromes / surgery