Fingers bending towards palm

On this page you can find conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Please note that if you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

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Conditions

Dupuytren's contracture

Dupuytren’s contracture is a condition that affects the hands and fingers.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Fingers bending towards palm
  • Pain in hand
  • Hand stiffness
  • Difficulty picking up small objects

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Dupuytren's contracture.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Hammer finger

'Mallet finger' is an injury to the end of the finger that causes it to bend towards the palm.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Fingers bending towards palm
  • Pain in finger
  • Swollen finger

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Hammer finger.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.