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Kevin Joseph Renfree, MD
(480) 342-1384
5777 E Mayo Blvd
Phoenix, AZ
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1988

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Timothy Eugene Dicke, MD
(317) 338-9250
33702 N 69th St
Scottsdale, AZ
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: Methodist Hosp Of Indiana, Indianapolis, In; St Vincent Hosp And Health Car, Indianapolis, In
Group Practice: Orthoindy Northwest

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Lloyd P Champagne Jr, MD
(602) 470-5000
PO Box 31429
Phoenix, AZ
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1990

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Gary Alan Adler, MD
(480) 860-8380
13840 N Northsight Blvd Ste 121
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Finch U Of Hs/Chicago Med Sch, North Chicago Il 60664
Graduation Year: 1976

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T Sreecharana, MD
(623) 561-8955
19952 N 71st Ave
Glendale, AZ
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Sri Venkatesvara Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Tirupati, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1973

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Scott F M Duncan, MD
(480) 342-1384
5777 E Mayo Blvd
Phoenix, AZ
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 1994

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Anthony Albert Smith, MD
(480) 342-1379
5777 E Mayo Blvd 5 East hand Surgery
Phoenix, AZ
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1979

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Kevin Joseph Renfree, MD
(480) 342-1384
5777 E Mayo Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1988

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Deborah Ann Trojanowski, MD
(480) 481-0133
10617 N Hayden Rd Ste B102
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Pa State Univ Coll Of Med, Hershey Pa 17033
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Scottsdale Healthcare -Osborn, Scottsdale, Az; Scottsdale Healthcare -Shea, Scottsdale, Az
Group Practice: Affiliated Plastic & Hand Srgy

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Donald Charles Sheridan, MD
(480) 860-6005
10213 N 92nd St Ste 101
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Az Coll Of Med, Tucson Az 85724
Graduation Year: 1990

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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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