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Philip David Konkel, MD
(414) 352-3100
4134 Stonefield Road 10119 North Concord Drive
Thiensville, WI
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1982

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John Jos Siegert, MD
(262) 243-5400
12300 N Port Washington Rd
Mequon, WI
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1983

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Eric Steven Gaenslen, MD
(414) 352-3100
3003 W Good Hope Rd
Milwaukee, WI
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: Columbia Hosp, Milwaukee, Wi; St Marys Hospital -Ozaukee, Mequon, Wi
Group Practice: Milwaukee Medical Clinic

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Ron H Stark, MD
(414) 258-2323
3077 N Mayfair Rd Ste 306
Wauwatosa, WI
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1978

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David Kent Dorman, MD
(262) 782-4144
17000 W North Ave Ste 102W
Brookfield, WI
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1968
Hospital
Hospital: Elmbrook Mem Hosp, Brookfield, Wi; Community Mem Hosp, Menomonee Fls, Wi

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Greg Peter Watchmaker, MD
(262) 241-9224
1535 W Market St
Mequon, WI
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1989

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John Jos Siegert, MD
(262) 243-5400
PO Box 17653
Milwaukee, WI
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1983

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Philip David Konkel, MD
(414) 352-3100
3003 W Good Hope Rd
Milwaukee, WI
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1982

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Lawrence Gilmore Foster, MD
(845) 278-8400
13255 W Bluemound Rd
Brookfield, WI
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish, Chinese
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: Putnam Hosp Ctr, Carmel, Ny; Community Hosp At Dobbs Ferry, Dobbs Ferry, Ny; Northern Westchester Hospital, Mount Kisco, Ny
Group Practice: Somers Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Group; Somers Orthopaedic Surgery Pllc

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Ronald V Washak, DO
(920) 994-8175
W5178 County Road Ss
Random Lake, WI
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of N Tx Hlth Sci Ctr, Tx Coll Osteo Med, Ft Worth Tx 76107
Graduation Year: 1985

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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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