Hand Surgery Fenton MO

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Bruce Stewart Schlafly, MD
(314) 842-2200
10004 Kennerly Rd
Saint Louis, MO
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1980

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Edmond Bechir Cabbabe, MD
(314) 842-5885
10004 Kennerly Rd Ste 165B
Saint Louis, MO
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Languages
French, Arabic
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Damascus, Fac Of Med, Damascus, Syria
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Depaul Health Center, Bridgeton, Mo; Cardinal Glennon Childrens Hos, Saint Louis, Mo; St Louis University Hlth Scien, Saint Louis, Mo; Des Peres, Saint Louis, Mo; St Anthonys Med Ctr, Saint Louis, Mo; Missouri Baptist Med Ctr, Saint Louis, Mo; Ch

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Bruce Stewart Schlafly, MD
(314) 842-2200
10004 Kennerly Rd # Rd-259B
Saint Louis, MO
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Jefferson Memorial Hospital, Crystal City, Mo; St Anthonys Med Ctr, Saint Louis, Mo
Group Practice: Hand Surgery Assoc

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Bruce Stewart Schlafly, MD
(314) 842-2200
10004 Kennerly Rd Ste 259B
Saint Louis, MO
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Jefferson Memorial Hospital, Crystal City, Mo; St Anthonys Med Ctr, Saint Louis, Mo
Group Practice: Hand Surgery Assoc

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William K Feinstein, MD
(314) 432-2323
3009 N Ballas Rd
Saint Louis, MO
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1993

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David Carl Haueisen, MD
(314) 849-0311
12639 Old Tesson Ferry Rd Ste 115
Saint Louis, MO
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1980

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David Carl Haueisen, MD
(636) 349-0311
12639 Old Tesson Rd
Saint Louis, MO
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1980

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Gerald Thomas Lionelli, MD
10004 Kennerly Rd
Saint Louis, MO
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1994

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Paul Dana Rottler, MD
(314) 966-8880
505 Couch Ave Ste 120
Kirkwood, MO
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: St Joseph Hospital Of Kirkwood, Kirkwood, Mo

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David William Strege, MD
(314) 645-4600
12830 Horton Ln
Saint Louis, MO
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: St Johns Mercy Med Ctr, Saint Louis, Mo
Group Practice: Mid-County Orthopedics

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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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