Hand Surgery Chantilly VA

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David E Berman, M.D.
(703) 406-2444
14 Pidgeon Hill Drive
Sterling, VA
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Languages
english
Education
Medical School: Queens Univ, Fac Of Med, Kingston, Ont, Canada
Graduation Year: 1981

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Thomas Roberts Shepler, MD
(703) 242-6363
415 Church Street North East South
Vienna, VA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1970

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Jay Mark Evans, MD
(703) 573-7168
8501 Arlington Blvd
Fairfax, VA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1985

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Bruce Michael Freedman, MD
(703) 790-5700
8180 Greensboro Dr
Mc Lean, VA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1982

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H Kirk Watson, MD
315 Park Ave
Falls Church, VA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1960
Hospital
Hospital: Hartford Hosp, Hartford, Ct
Group Practice: Hartford Orthopaedic Plastic

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Martin A Morse, MD
(703) 757-6190
10132 Colvin Run Rd Ste F
Great Falls, VA
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Languages
English
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, Va; Loudoun Hospital Center, Leesburg, Va; Inova Fair Oaks Hospital, Fairfax, Va; Reston Hospital Center, Reston, Va
Group Practice: Great Falls Plastic Surgery

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Jimmy Alastair Chow, MD
(703) 698-8899
8150 Leesburg Pike
Vienna, VA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hong Kong, Fac Of Med, Hong Kong
Graduation Year: 1968

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Thomas Roberts Shepler, MD
(703) 242-6363
415 Church St NE Ste 101
Vienna, VA
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1970

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Bruce Michael Freedman, MD
(703) 790-5700
8180 Greensboro Dr Ste 1015
Mc Lean, VA
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1982

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Adam Gaston Tattelbaum, MD
(301) 656-6398
9812 Falls Rd
Potomac, MD
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1988

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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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