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Kent Willis Gabriel, MD
(775) 885-8890
1001 Mountain St
Carson City, NV
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Los Angeles, Ucla Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90024
Graduation Year: 1985

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Michael Lai Lee, MD
(361) 991-3338
1506 Tirol Dr
Incline Village, NV
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1992

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Michael Ernest Raemisch, MD
(775) 786-2100
689 Sierra Rose Dr Ste B
Reno, NV
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mayo Med Sch, Rochester Mn 55905
Graduation Year: 1997

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Andrew Jason Bronstein, MD
(702) 562-3500
653 N Town Center Dr
Las Vegas, NV
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Finch U Of Hs/Chicago Med Sch, North Chicago Il 60664
Graduation Year: 1989

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Kent Willis Gabriel, MD
(775) 885-8890
1001 Mountain St Ste 3M
Carson City, NV
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Los Angeles, Ucla Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90024
Graduation Year: 1985

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Kent Willis Gabriel, MD
(775) 885-8890
1001 Mountain St Ste 3M
Carson City, NV
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Los Angeles, Ucla Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90024
Graduation Year: 1985

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Daniel Todd Robertson, MD
(775) 884-3144
PO Box 11889
Zephyr Cove, NV
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med, Loma Linda Ca 92350
Graduation Year: 1993

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Kent Willis Gabriel, MD
(775) 885-8890
1001 Mountain St
Carson City, NV
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Los Angeles, Ucla Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90024
Graduation Year: 1985

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Donald Scott Huene, MD
(775) 329-8423
85 Kirman Ave Ste 303
Reno, NV
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1987

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Michael Lai Lee, MD
(361) 991-3338
1506 Tirol Dr
Incline Village, NV
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1992

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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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