Hand Surgery Crestwood KY

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Norman V Lewis Jr, MD
(502) 897-1794
4130 Dutchmans Ln Fl 3
Louisville, KY
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1969
Hospital
Hospital: Baptist Hosp East, Louisville, Ky; Norton Suburban Hosp, Louisville, Ky
Group Practice: Louisville Orthopedic Clinic

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Morton Lee Kasdan, MD
(502) 897-1601
127 Fairfax Ave
Louisville, KY
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1963

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Amitava Gupta, MD
(502) 561-4263
1313 Saint Anthony Pl
Louisville, KY
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Maulana Azad Med Coll, Univ Of Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi, India
Graduation Year: 1978

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Erdogan Atasoy, MD
(502) 561-4263
225 Abraham Flexner Way
Louisville, KY
Gender
Male
Languages
Turkish
Education
Medical School: Uludag Univ, Tip Fak, Bursa, Turkey (Istanbul U & Bursa U)
Graduation Year: 1956
Hospital
Hospital: Jewish Hosp, Louisville, Ky; U Of Louisville Affil Hosp, Louisville, Ky
Group Practice: Kleinert Kutz & Assoc Hand Cr

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Benedict Thomas Harter, MD
(502) 561-4263
225 Abraham Flexner Way
Louisville, KY
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1975

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Charles Shien Day, MD
(502) 558-8179
3900 Kresge Way Ste 44
Louisville, KY
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, San Francisco, Sch Of Med, San Francisco Ca 94143
Graduation Year: 1994

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Morton Lee Kasdan, MD
(502) 897-1601
PO Box 6048
Louisville, KY
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1963

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David Edward Tate Jr, MD
(502) 629-4150
PO Box 4967
Louisville, KY
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1991

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Warren C Breidenbach, MD
(502) 561-4263
225 Abraham Flexner Way
Louisville, KY
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery, Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Languages
French, German, Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Calgary, Fac Of Med, Calgary, Alb, Canada
Graduation Year: 1975

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Amitava Gupta, MD
(502) 561-4263
550 S Jackson St
Louisville, KY
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Maulana Azad Med Coll, Univ Of Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi, India
Graduation Year: 1978

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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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