Hand Surgery Chandler AZ

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Richard F Pavese, MD
(480) 838-7788
2000 E Southern Ave Ste 101
Tempe, AZ
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Languages
Italian
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Az Coll Of Med, Tucson Az 85724
Graduation Year: 1973
Hospital
Hospital: Banner Desert Med Ctr, Mesa, Az
Group Practice: Aesthetic & Reconstructive

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Matthew Conklin, MD
(480) 945-2111
3325 N Civic Center Plz
Scottsdale, AZ
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1983

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Matthew Conklin, MD
(480) 348-1476
3225 N Civic Center Plz Ste 10
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1983

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James G Beauchene, MD
(602) 393-1010
690 N Cofco Center Ct Ste 190
Phoenix, AZ
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery, Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Western Ontario, Fac Of Med, London, Ont, Canada
Graduation Year: 1978

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Josef Zoldos, MD
(602) 258-4788
690 N Cofco Center Ct Ste 220
Phoenix, AZ
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1992
Hospital
Hospital: St Josephs Hosp & Med Ctr, Phoenix, Az
Group Practice: Pediatric Cardiology Assoc

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Karl Brinton Hiatt, MD
(480) 844-1410
500 W 10th Pl Ste 124
Mesa, AZ
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: Banner Mesa Med Ctr, Mesa, Az; Valley Lutheran Hosp, Mesa, Az

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Lloyd P Champagne Jr, MD
(602) 470-5000
690 N Cofco Center Ct Ste 220
Phoenix, AZ
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
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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Richard Laurence Uhl, MD
(518) 489-2666
4800 E McDowell Rd
Phoenix, AZ
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1984

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Claude Augustus Luekens, MD
2601 E Roosevelt St
Phoenix, AZ
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1954

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James G Beauchene, MD
(602) 393-1010
690 N Cofco Center Ct
Phoenix, AZ
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Western Ontario, Fac Of Med, London, Ont, Canada
Graduation Year: 1978

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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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