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James Francis Nappi, MD
(614) 262-4263
Suite 200 3400 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, OH
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1976

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James Francis Nappi, MD
(614) 262-4263
3400 Olentangy River Rd Ste 200
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1976

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Christopher S Litts, MD
(614) 293-4141
410 W 10th Ave
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ohio, Toledo Oh 43699
Graduation Year: 1992

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Robert Jackson Duran, MD
(614) 486-5649
1356 La Rochelle Dr
Columbus, OH
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1947

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Raymond Kofi Wurapa, MD
(614) 488-1816
259 Taylor Station Rd
Columbus, OH
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1995

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Lawrence Michael Lubbers, MD
(614) 324-8149
3400 Olentangy River Rd Ste 200
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1975

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Michael Edward Ruff, MD
(614) 262-4263
3400 Olentangy River Rd Ste 200
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1979

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Mark Wells, MD
(330) 668-4065
325 Frankfort Squart
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Queens Univ, Fac Of Med, Kingston, Ont, Canada
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: Akron Gen Med Ctr, Akron, Oh
Group Practice: Crystal Plastic Surgeons

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Robert Jackson Duran, MD
(614) 459-0068
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1947

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David Jeffrey Weil, MD
(562) 596-6736
4850 E Main St
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery, Vascular Surgery
Gender
Male
Languages
French, German, Spanish, Creole
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1975

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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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