Hand Surgery Florissant MO

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Ronald Earl Palmer, MD
(309) 676-5546
12303 de Paul Dr
Bridgeton, MO
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Finch U Of Hs/Chicago Med Sch, North Chicago Il 60664
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Med Ctr, Peoria, Il
Group Practice: Orthopedic Institute Of Illinois

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Gary Farley, DO
(314) 837-5555
12277 de Paul Dr Ste 100
Bridgeton, MO
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kirksville Coll Of Osteo Med, Kirksville Mo 63501
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Depaul Health Center, Bridgeton, Mo
Group Practice: Mid America Orthopedic Surgery

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Paul Robert Manske, MD
(314) 747-2510
4921 Parkview Place Suite A And B 6th Floor
Saint Louis, MO
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: Barnes Jewish Hosp, Saint Louis, Mo
Group Practice: Washington Univ Orthopedic

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Helen Elizabeth Tadjalli, MD
(314) 878-2278
969 N Mason Rd Ste 100
Saint Louis, MO
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Female
Languages
French, Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ De Navarra, Fac De Med, Pamplona, Spain
Graduation Year: 1983

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Martin I Boyer, MD
(314) 747-2813
660 S Euclid Ave Campus Box 8233
Saint Louis, MO
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Toronto, Fac Of Med, Toronto, Ont, Canada
Graduation Year: 1988

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S Vic Glogovac, MD
12255 de Paul Dr Ste 165
Bridgeton, MO
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1973

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Michael Edward Beatty, MD
(618) 656-9355
4325 Alby St
Alton, IL
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1967
Hospital
Hospital: St Anthonys Health Center, Alton, Il; Anderson Hosp, Maryville, Il
Group Practice: SW IL Plastic & Hand Surgery

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David Michael Brown, MD
(314) 336-2555
1111 Biddle St
Saint Louis, MO
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery, Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 78284
Graduation Year: 1990

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Susan E Mackinnon, MD
(314) 362-4586
660 S Euclid Ave # 8238
Saint Louis, MO
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery, Plastic Surgery
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Queens Univ, Fac Of Med, Kingston, Ont, Canada
Graduation Year: 1975

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James Benj Lowe III, MD
(314) 362-4263
Saint Louis, MO
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1992

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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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