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Related to Dupuytren fracture: Pott's fracture
fracture of lower part of fibula, with dislocation of ankle.
Du·puy·tren frac·ture(dū-pwē'trahn[h] frak'shŭr)
A break at the lower part of the fibula, with dislocation of ankle.
Fracture of the fibula occurring near the distal tibiofibular syndesmosis. Although the exact definition is unclear, this fracture is often accompanied by concurrent rupture of the distal tibiofibular ligaments, medial deltoid ligament, and dislocation of the talus. The medial malleolus may also be fractured.
See also: Dupuytren, Baron Guillaume
Dupuytren,Baron Guillaume, French surgeon and surgical pathologist, 1777-1835.
Dupuytren amputation - amputation of the arm at the shoulder joint.
Dupuytren canal - one of the veins in the diploë of the cranial bones. Synonym(s): diploic vein
Dupuytren contracture - a disease of the palmar fascia resulting in thickening and shortening of fibrous bands on the palmar surface of the hand and fingers.
Dupuytren disease of the foot - nodular fibroblastic proliferation in plantar fascia of one or both feet. Synonym(s): plantar fibromatosis
Dupuytren fascia - the thickened, central portion of the fascia ensheathing the hand. Synonym(s): palmar aponeurosis
Dupuytren fracture - fracture of lower part of fibula, with dislocation of ankle. Synonym(s): Pott I syndrome
Dupuytren hydrocele - bilocular hydrocele in which the sac fills the scrotum and also extends into the abdominal cavity beneath the peritoneum.
Dupuytren sign - (1) in congenital dislocation, free up-and-down movement of the head of the femur occurring upon intermittent traction; - (2) a crackling sensation on pressure over the bone in certain cases of sarcoma.
Dupuytren suture - a continuous Lembert suture.
Dupuytren tourniquet - an instrument for compression of the abdominal aorta.