Hand Surgery Anthony NM

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Bufford D Moore, MD
(915) 751-0336
8112 Turquoise St
El Paso, TX
Gender
Male
Languages
English
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 78284
Graduation Year: 1985

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Jan Arvin Combs, MD
Department Orthsurg 5005 North Piedras Street
El Paso, TX
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 1988

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Charles Roy Pribyl, MD
(505) 262-3969
14004 Mundo Ct NE
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1980

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William Jerold Baggs, MD
(505) 885-2188
2411 Osborne Rd
Carlsbad, NM
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1970
Hospital
Hospital: Carlsbad Med Ctr, Carlsbad, Nm
Group Practice: Orthopedic Specialists

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Richard Edison White Jr, MD
(505) 724-4331
201 Cedar St SE Ste 6600
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch, Dallas Tx 75235
Graduation Year: 1974

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Clifford Bruce Johnson, MD
249 Ferrari Ct
El Paso, TX
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Southern Il Univ Sch Of Med, Springfield Il 62794
Graduation Year: 1994

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Jose Jesus Monsivais, MD
(915) 590-3666
2400 Trawood Dr
El Paso, TX
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery, Pain Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Guadalajara, Fac De Med, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1971
Hospital
Hospital: Las Palmas Med Ctr, El Paso, Tx; Del Sol Med Ctr, El Paso, Tx
Group Practice: Hand & Microsurgery Of El Paso

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Charles Roy Pribyl, MD
(505) 272-4107
5400 Gibson Blvd SE
Albuquerque, NM
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1980

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Steven Duane Young, MD
(618) 351-9304
ACC 2 West,
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Southern Il Univ Sch Of Med, Springfield Il 62794
Graduation Year: 1995

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Alan Charles Davis, MD
(505) 521-1122
3005 Hillrise Dr
Las Cruces, NM
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: Memorial Med Ctr, Las Cruces, Nm

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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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