Hand Surgery Chester VA

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Manjit S Dhillon, MD
(804) 526-5888
131 Jennick Dr
Colonial Heights, VA
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Maulana Azad Med Coll, Univ Of Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi, India
Graduation Year: 1986

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John Emmett Blank, MD
(856) 342-3255
1800 Glenside Dr
Richmond, VA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1990

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John Emmett Blank, MD
(856) 342-3255
5900 Bremo Rd Ste 200-203
Richmond, VA
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1990

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Charles Robert Ubelhart III, MD
(703) 921-9130
2805 Duke St
Alexandria, VA
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1969
Hospital
Hospital: Inova Alexandria Hospital, Alexandria, Va; Inova Mt Vernon Hospital, Alexandria, Va
Group Practice: Commonwealth Orthopaedics

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Sterling C Williamson, MD
(207) 667-7561
6275 E Virginia Beach Blvd
Norfolk, VA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1989

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Jonathan Eric Isaacs, MD
(804) 828-9295
1200 E Broad St
Richmond, VA
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1996

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Charles Lindsay McDowell, MD
(804) 282-0554
6425 Roselawn Rd
Richmond, VA
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1959

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Lance Burroughs Davlin, MD
5501 Greenwich Rd Ste 200
Virginia Beach, VA
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1986

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Yogesh Chand, MD
(276) 322-3461
1616 W Cumberland Rd
Bluefield, VA
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Bluefield Reg Med Ctr, Bluefield, Wv; St Lukes Hospital, Bluefield, Wv
Group Practice: Bluefield Orthopedics

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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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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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