Hand Surgery Cedar Rapids IA

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Timothy Steven Loth, MD
(319) 398-1500
600 7th St SE
Cedar Rapids, IA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: A Einstein Coll Of Med Of Yeshiva Univ, Bronx Ny 10461
Graduation Year: 1980

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James Clyde Johns, MD
(319) 364-2697
1953 1st Ave SE Ste C4
Cedar Rapids, IA
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1979

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Thomas Fred De Bartolo, MD
(641) 422-6502
250 S Crescent Dr
Mason City, IA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1976

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John Malcolm Searles Jr, MD
(563) 323-0026
1228 E Rusholme St Ste 100
Davenport, IA
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1981

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Jeffrey Allen Rodgers, MD
(515) 224-5215
6001 Westown Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1991
Hospital
Hospital: Iowa Methodist Med Ctr, Des Moines, Ia
Group Practice: Des Moines Orthopaedic Surgeons Pc

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James Clyde Johns Jr, MD
(319) 364-2697
1953 1st Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1979

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Frank Michael Emery, MD
(319) 362-0039
855 A Ave NE Ste 120
Cedar Rapids, IA
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston, Galveston Tx 77550
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: Mercy Med Ctr, Cedar Rapids, Ia; St Lukes Methodist Hosp, Cedar Rapids, Ia

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Tyson K Cobb, MD
(563) 344-9292
2535 Maplecrest Rd
Bettendorf, IA
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tx Tech Univ Hlth Sci Ctr Sch Of Med, Lubbock Tx 79430
Graduation Year: 1991

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Arnis Benny Grundberg, MD
(515) 224-5204
6001 Westown Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: Iowa Methodist Med Ctr, Des Moines, Ia
Group Practice: Des Moines Orthopaedic Surgeon

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Reginald Vaughn S McCoy, MD
(515) 421-6501
250 S Crescent Dr
Mason City, IA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1970

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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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