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Aetiology Idiopathic; it is more common in patients with diabetes, osteoarthritis, and in a background of tenosynovial proliferation:inflammatory arthritis, gout, or chronic infection (eg, fungus or atypical mycobacteria). It may present at birth or be acquired and, if severe, require surgical correction—e.g., with miniscalpel-needle percutaneous release
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