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claw-hand


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(klaw-hand)

flexion and contraction of the fingers with extension at the joints between the fingers and the hand, giving a claw-like appearance. Causes of claw-hand include injuries, syringomyelia, and leprosy. See also Dupuytren's contracture.

Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.


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