Hand Surgery Dover NH

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Charles Jerome Gaudet, MD
(603) 431-5488
330 Borthwick Ave
Portsmouth, NH
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Brown Univ Program In Med, Providence Ri 02912
Graduation Year: 1980

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Kimberly Rae Marble, MD
(888) 467-8870
3 Alumni Dr
Exeter, NH
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1989

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Roderick Joseph Bruno, MD
(617) 636-2586
1 Hampton Rd
Exeter, NH
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
Graduation Year: 1994

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Jinsong Wang, MD
(603) 669-5454
700 Lake Ave Ste 1
Manchester, NH
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Chicago, Pritzker Sch Of Med, Chicago Il 60637
Graduation Year: 1994

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Kimberly Rae Marble, MD
(603) 773-9904
3 Alumni Dr Ste 402
Exeter, NH
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1989

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Charles Jerome Gaudet, MD
(603) 431-5488
330 Borthwick Ave Ste 206
Portsmouth, NH
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Brown Univ Program In Med, Providence Ri 02912
Graduation Year: 1980

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Kimberly Rae Marble, MD
(603) 773-9904
3 Alumni Dr Ste 402
Exeter, NH
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1989

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Charles Jerome Gaudet, MD
(603) 431-5488
330 Borthwick Ave
Portsmouth, NH
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Brown Univ Program In Med, Providence Ri 02912
Graduation Year: 1980

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Gary Lewis Woods, MD
(603) 224-3368
264 Pleasant St
Concord, NH
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry, Rochester Ny 14642
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Concord Hosp, Concord, Nh; Monadnock Community Hospital, Peterborough, Nh
Group Practice: Concord Orthopaedics

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Robert James Heaps, MD
(603) 883-0091
17 Riverside St Ste 101
Nashua, NH
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1989

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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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