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Wallace Kenneth Larson, MD
(719) 473-3332
4020 Palmer Park Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ma Med Sch, Worcester Ma 01655
Graduation Year: 1977

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Wallace Kenneth Larson, MD
(719) 473-3332
175 S Union Blvd Ste 200
Colorado Springs, CO
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ma Med Sch, Worcester Ma 01655
Graduation Year: 1977

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Gerald Joseph Pise, MD
(719) 633-2022
825 E Pikes Peak Ave Ste 102
Colorado Springs, CO
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1968
Hospital
Hospital: Memorial Hosp Of Colorado Spri, Colorado Spgs, Co; Penrose Hosp, Colorado Spgs, Co
Group Practice: Hand Clinic Of CO Springs

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Steven M Topper, MD
(719) 472-5042
3920 N Union Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 1986

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Virginia Dawn Thommen, MD
830 Potomac Cir
Aurora, CO
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Southern Ca Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90033
Graduation Year: 1990

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Lester Morris Cramer, MD
(719) 630-7771
107 N Union Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1953
Hospital
Hospital: Penrose Hosp, Colorado Spgs, Co
Group Practice: Center-Reconstructive Surgery

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Gerald Joseph Pise, MD
(719) 633-2022
825 E Pikes Peak Ave
Colorado Springs, CO
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1968
Hospital
Hospital: Memorial Hosp Of Colorado Spri, Colorado Spgs, Co; Penrose Hosp, Colorado Spgs, Co
Group Practice: Hand Clinic Of CO Springs

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Steven M Topper, MD
(719) 260-4767
3920 N Union Blvd Ste 180
Colorado Springs, CO
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 1986

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Thomas Alan Eskestrand, MD
(719) 471-1101
PO Box 7206
Colorado Springs, CO
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1970

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Randy Max Bussey, MD
(970) 395-2555
5890 W 13th St
Greeley, CO
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1976

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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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