Headache and Forehead Swelling in a 9-Year-Old Boy with Sinusitis
Contracture of the palmar fascia.
This condition is known as Dupuytrens contracture, named after Baron Guillaume Dupuytren. Interesting, Dupuytren lends his name to a splint used to prevent eversion of the ankle for the treatment of Potts fracture (answer D). Descriptions of all of the other conditions listed (Potts diseaseanswer E, Potts puffy tumoranswer C, and Potts canceranswer A) are attributed to Sir Percivall Pott.
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