Hand Surgery Corvallis OR

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Robert A Dodds Jr, DO
(541) 754-1276
3680 NW Samaritan Dr
Corvallis, OR
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med, Philadelphia Pa 19131
Graduation Year: 1977

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Divya Singh, MD
950 29Th Ae Sw
Albany, OR
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry, Rochester Ny 14642
Graduation Year: 1994

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Donald Orland Warren, MD
(541) 963-8578
700 Sunset Dr Ste F
La Grande, OR
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Grande Ronde Hospital, La Grande, Or

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David Douglas Long Jr, MD
3325 N Interstate Ave
Portland, OR
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Albany Med Coll, Albany Ny 12208
Graduation Year: 1966

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James Alfred Kilgore, MD
(503) 691-0364
19250 SW 65th Ave Ste 365
Tualatin, OR
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Legacy Meridian Park Hospital, Tualatin, Or; Providence St Vincent Med Ctr, Portland, Or

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Robert A Dodds Jr, DO
(541) 754-1276
3680 NW Samaritan Dr
Corvallis, OR
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med, Philadelphia Pa 19131
Graduation Year: 1977

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Monty Ross Ellison, MD
(541) 926-2244
37323 Scravel Hill Rd NE
Albany, OR
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1962

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Samuel Fenton Gill, MD
(503) 297-5551
11782 SW Barnes Rd Ste 300
Portland, OR
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1955

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Paul L Sternenberg III, MD
(541) 779-6250
Jacksonville, OR
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1993

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Richard Colin Busby, MD
(503) 297-1515
9155 SW Barnes Rd Ste 930
Portland, OR
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: Tuality Community Hospital, Hillsboro, Or; Providence St Vincent Med Ctr, Portland, Or
Group Practice: Richard C Busby Inc

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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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