Hand Surgery Canton GA

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Saunders Jones Jr, MD
(770) 386-8604
5 Medical Dr NE
Cartersville, GA
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: Emory Cartersville Med Ctr, Cartersville, Ga; Gordon Hosp, Calhoun, Ga
Group Practice: Georgia Orthopedic Spec Inc

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Bronier Lastrapes Costas, MD
(404) 255-0226
3400A Old Milton Pkwy
Alpharetta, GA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1976

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Roy Powell Jr, MD
(478) 474-2200
4030 Riverside Park Blvd
Macon, GA
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Medical Center Of Central Geor, MacOn, Ga; Coliseum Med Ctr, MacOn, Ga; MacOn Northside Hosp, MacOn, Ga
Group Practice: Center For Asthetc & Rcnstrtv

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John Randon McLaren, MD
5011 W Shore Dr SW
Conyers, GA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1979

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Roberto H Barja, MD
(478) 552-9402
620 Sparta Rd
Sandersville, GA
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Boliviana Mayor San Francisco X Chuguisaca, Fac Cien, Sucre
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: Washington County Reg Med Ctr, Sandersville, Ga
Group Practice: Bone & Joint Orthopaedic Srgry

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Frank Robert Joseph, MD
(770) 475-2710
1285 Hembree Rd Ste 200A
Roswell, GA
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1976

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Stephen Curtiss Klasson, MD
(706) 236-6362
1825 Martha Berry Blvd NW
Rome, GA
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1987

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Thomas Windrow Marks, MD
(404) 261-5994
5671 Peachtree Dunwdy Ste 700
Atlanta, GA
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1961
Hospital
Hospital: Atlanta Med Ctr, Atlanta, Ga; St Josephs Hosp Of Atlanta, Atlanta, Ga
Group Practice: Resurgens Orthopaedics

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Benjamin David Sutker, MD
210 Ederdnne Avenue
Savannah, GA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1991

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Michael Alan Tolson, MD
(770) 888-2999
1100 Northside Forsyth Dr Ste 310
Cumming, GA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1981

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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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