Other Names for this Disease
- Congenital ulnar drift
- Windswept hand
- Congenital contractures of the digits
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The cause of windblown hand is unknown. It is thought that windblown hand may represent a variation of some type of arthrogryposis. Arthrogryposis is a very large and varied group of disorders that have the common feature of multiple congenital joint contractures.
Last updated: 7/23/2013