Hand Surgery Canfield OH

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Yau-Too Chiu Jr, MD
(330) 533-2382
3768 Boardman Canfield Rd
Canfield, OH
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Natl Defense Med Ctr, Taipei, Taiwan (244-03 Eff 1/1971)
Graduation Year: 1962
Hospital
Hospital: Forum Health -Northside Med C, Youngstown, Oh; St Elizabeth Hosp Med Ctr, Youngstown, Oh; Southside Med Ctr, Youngstown, Oh
Group Practice: Y T Chiu Jr Inc

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John Xitco Biondi, MD
(330) 792-9008
45 N Canfield Niles Rd
Austintown, OH
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1983

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David Borden Shapiro, MD
(941) 948-2581
29575 S Woodland Rd
Pepper Pike, OH
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1986

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Brian D Adams, MD
(319) 353-6222
222 Piedmont Ave
Cincinnati, OH
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1982

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Paul Frank Vanek Jr, MD
(440) 205-5750
36100 Euclid Ave
Willoughby, OH
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry, Rochester Ny 14642
Graduation Year: 1989

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Leslie Jon Schwendeman, MD
6470 Tippecanoe Rd
Canfield, OH
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1990

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Nina Maria Njus, MD
(440) 668-4055
3975 Embassy Pkwy
Akron, OH
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1980

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Michael Jerome Rench, MD
(419) 893-1239
6 Winding Creek Pl
Sylvania, OH
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: St Lukes Hospital, Maumee, Oh
Group Practice: Fallen Timbers Medical Ctr

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M Younas Kiani, MD
Dayton, OH
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Dow Med Coll, Univ Of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1957

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James Page Plettner, MD
(513) 733-8894
4701 Creek Rd
Cincinnati, OH
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
Graduation Year: 1980

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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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