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knuckle pads

 

Definition:

  1. an autosomal dominant trait, in which thick pads of skin appear over the proximal phalangeal joints; occasionally associated with leukonychia and deafness or Dupuytren contracture;
  2. a callus reaction resulting from occupational or self-inflicted trauma.

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