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A Lawrence Cervino, MD
(330) 668-4065
2461 W State St
Alliance, OH
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: Akron Gen Med Ctr, Akron, Oh
Group Practice: Crystal Plastic Surgeons

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Michael Vernon Doyle, MD
(214) 363-6870
1320 Mercy Dr NW
Canton, OH
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1970
Hospital
Hospital: Presbyterian Hospital Of Dalla, Dallas, Tx

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Richard M Howell, MD
(330) 455-5367
2600 Tuscarawas St W
Canton, OH
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1987

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Michael Edward Ruff, MD
(614) 262-4263
3400 Olentangy River Rd Ste 200
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1979

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Marc Allen Trzeciak, DO
(937) 415-9100
4160 Little Creek Rd Ste 10
Dayton, OH
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg, Des Moines Ia 50312
Graduation Year: 1990

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James Clyde Johns Jr, MD
(319) 364-2697
211 15th St NW
Canton, OH
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1979

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Richard M Howell Jr, MD
(330) 832-3290
2600 Tuscarawas St W Ste 300
Canton, OH
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1987

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Marcy L Dickey, DO
(330) 971-7000
6847 N Chestnut St
Ravenna, OH
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Wv Sch Of Osteo Med, Lewisburg Wv 24901
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: Cuyahoga Falls Gen Hosp, Cuyahoga Fls, Oh
Group Practice: Falls Anesthesia

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Kenneth R Hanington, MD
(740) 446-1223
2915 Clifton Ave
Cincinnati, OH
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: Holzer Med Ctr, Gallipolis, Oh
Group Practice: Holzer Clinic Inc

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Michael Warren Keith, MD
3395 Scranton Rd
Cleveland, OH
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1973

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Wrist Pain Info / Hand Pain Info

In order to understand this condition it is important to understand the anatomy and function of the wrist and hand. Please read Wrist Pain Info / Hand Pain Info's sections on wrist anatomy and hand anatomy . For information on the biomechanics of the wrist and hand please read Wrist Pain Info / Hand Pain Info's section on wrist and hand biomechanics .

What is a boutonnière deformity?

Tendons are rope like structures that connect muscles to bone. Many of the muscles that move the fingers and thumb are in the forearm. The tendons of these muscles cross the wrist and attach to the bones of the hand. Several tendons work together to straighten each finger. These tendons run along the side and top of the finger. The extensor digitorum communis (EDC) tendon runs along the top of the finger and one point of attachment is the middle phalanx (bone) of the finger. A boutonnière deformity occurs when the EDC tendon is torn or pulled off its attachment to the middle bone of the finger. This causes the proximal interphalangeal joint to become flexed and fingertip to remain straight. The tear looks like a buttonhole ("boutonnière" in French).

What does a boutonnière deformity feel like?

The finger may be painful to touch and may also appear red and swollen. The main problem is the inability to actively straighten your middle joint.

What causes a boutonnière deformity?

It is usually caused by trauma such as a cut on the top of the finger or "jamming" your finger when playing football, volleyball or basketball. If the force the finger is strong enough, the bone can actually pop through the opening. People with rheumatoid arthritis can also have this type of deformity.

Can boutonnière deformity be detected on Xray?

X-rays cannot detect a tear of the extensor digitorum communis tendon. However, an x-ray is done to detect any broken bones attached to the central slip of tendon.

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