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Tracy Marie Wolf, MD
(303) 425-2750
8550 W 38th Ave Ste 106
Wheat Ridge, CO
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1992
Hospital
Hospital: Lutheran Med Ctr, Wheat Ridge, Co
Group Practice: Hand Specialists

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Barber J Parks, MD
(303) 425-2750
8550 W 38th Ave
Denver, CO
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1967

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Barber J Parks, MD
(303) 425-2750
8550 W 38th Ave Ste 106
Wheat Ridge, CO
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1967

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Morry A Olenick, MD
(303) 287-7007
8515 Pearl St
Thornton, CO
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Southern Il Univ Sch Of Med, Springfield Il 62794
Graduation Year: 1985

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William C Brown, MD
(303) 830-7200
1578 Humboldt St
Denver, CO
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Mc Gill Univ, Fac Of Med, Montreal, Que, Canada
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: St Joseph Hosp, Denver, Co; Presbyterian -St Lukes Med Ct, Denver, Co
Group Practice: Plastic Surgery Clinic

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David Johnston Conyers, MD
(303) 425-2750
8550 W 38th Ave Ste 106
Wheat Ridge, CO
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mc Gill Univ, Fac Of Med, Montreal, Que, Canada
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: Craig Hosp, Englewood, Co
Group Practice: Hand Specialists

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Gordon Mark Singer, MD
(303) 422-1388
3550 Lutheran Pkwy Ste 201
Wheat Ridge, CO
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Los Angeles, Ucla Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90024
Graduation Year: 1986

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Christopher S Wilson, MD
(303) 425-2750
8550 W 38th Ave Ste 106
Wheat Ridge, CO
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Lutheran Med Ctr, Wheat Ridge, Co
Group Practice: Hand Specialist

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Carlos Antonio Azar, MD
(303) 861-3167
2045 Franklin St Ste 505
Denver, CO
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Nac De Cordoba, Fac De Cien Med, Cordoba, Argentina
Graduation Year: 1973

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David Paul Schnur, MD
(303) 830-7200
1578 Humboldt St
Denver, CO
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Az Coll Of Med, Tucson Az 85724
Graduation Year: 1995
Hospital
Hospital: Denver Health Med Ctr, Denver, Co

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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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