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Jon Craig Paulson, MD
(651) 439-8807
10245 Fox Run Rd
Saint Paul, MN
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1974

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Robert Otis Anderson, MD
(651) 291-8773
310 Smith Ave N Ste 370
Saint Paul, MN
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1997

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Melissa Barton, MD
(763) 291-8773
310 Smith Ave N Ste 370
Saint Paul, MN
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery, Plastic Surgery
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: United Hospital, Saint Paul, Mn
Group Practice: Metropolitan Hand Surgery Associates Pa

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Joseph Lewis Haber, MD
(763) 291-8773
310 Smith Ave N
Saint Paul, MN
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1990

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Paul Joseph Donahue, MD
(763) 291-8773
310 Smith Ave N Ste 370
Saint Paul, MN
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery, General Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: United Hospital, Saint Paul, Mn
Group Practice: Metropolitan Hand Surgery Associates Pa

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Loree K Kalliainen, MD
(614) 293-8566
640 Jackson Street Mail Stop 11503B
Saint Paul, MN
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1991

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Michael John Forseth, MD
(651) 291-8773
310 Smith Ave N Ste 370
Saint Paul, MN
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sd Sch Of Med, Vermillion Sd, 57069
Graduation Year: 1995

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James Warren Fletcher, MD
(651) 254-4870
Saint Paul, MN
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1995

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David P Falconer, MD
(651) 291-8773
310 Smith Ave N Ste 370
Saint Paul, MN
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: A Einstein Coll Of Med Of Yeshiva Univ, Bronx Ny 10461
Graduation Year: 1978

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Michael John Forseth, MD
(763) 291-8773
310 Smith Ave N Ste 370
Saint Paul, MN
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sd Sch Of Med, Vermillion Sd, 57069
Graduation Year: 1995

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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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