Hand Surgery Fairmont WV

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Jack S Koay, MD
(304) 366-6511
19 Oakwood Rd
Fairmont, WV
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Coll Of Med Natl Taiwan Univ, Taipei, Taiwan (244-02 Eff 1/1971)
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: Fairmont Gen Hosp, Fairmont, Wv
Group Practice: Jack S Koay Inc

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Jaiyoung Ryu, MD
(304) 598-4830
330 Scott Ave
Morgantown, WV
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Catholic Med Coll, Chongno-Ku, Seoul, So Korea
Graduation Year: 1977

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Michael O'Neil Fidler, MD
(304) 343-4583
100 Tracy Way
Charleston, WV
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Herbert J Thomas Memorial Hosp, S Charleston, Wv; St Francis Hospital, Charleston, Wv; Charleston Area Med Ctr -Memo, Charleston, Wv
Group Practice: Bone & Joint Surgeons Inc

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Ramanathan Padmanaban, MD
(304) 792-1101
20 Hospital Dr Ste 301
Logan, WV
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Madurai Med Coll, Madurai Univ, Madurai, Tn, India
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Guyan Valley Hospital, Logan, Wv; Logan General Hospital, Logan, Wv

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Jaiyoung Ryu, MD
(304) 598-4830
330 Scott Ave
Morgantown, WV
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Catholic Med Coll, Chongno-Ku, Seoul, So Korea
Graduation Year: 1977

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Jaiyoung Ryu, MD
(304) 598-4830
101 Stadium Dr
Morgantown, WV
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Catholic Med Coll, Chongno-Ku, Seoul, So Korea
Graduation Year: 1977

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Jaiyoung Ryu, MD
(304) 598-4830
101 Stadium Dr
Morgantown, WV
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Catholic Med Coll, Chongno-Ku, Seoul, So Korea
Graduation Year: 1977

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Hans Lee, MD
(304) 342-1113
415 Morris St Ste 200
Charleston, WV
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Seoul Natl Univ, Coll Of Med, Chongno-Ku, Seoul, So Korea
Graduation Year: 1965
Hospital
Hospital: Charleston Area Med Ctr -Memo, Charleston, Wv
Group Practice: Hans Lee Inc

Data Provided By:
Jack S Koay, MD
(304) 366-6511
19 Oakwood Rd
Fairmont, WV
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Coll Of Med Natl Taiwan Univ, Taipei, Taiwan (244-02 Eff 1/1971)
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: Fairmont Gen Hosp, Fairmont, Wv
Group Practice: Jack S Koay Inc

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Charles Alan Tracy, MD
(304) 242-0590
40 Medical Park
Wheeling, WV
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1985

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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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