Hand Surgery Fort Bragg NC

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James Raymond Skahen, MD
(910) 907-7047
Womack Army Med Ctr Attn: Credential Office
Fort Bragg, NC
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Syracuse, Coll Of Med, Syracuse Ny 13210
Graduation Year: 1990

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Barbara Jane Wilson, MD
(704) 638-9000
2300 Ramsey St
Fayetteville, NC
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
Graduation Year: 1984

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Scott Alan McPherson, MD
(952) 993-3230
1110 W Main St
Durham, NC
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1981

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Ellis Tavin, MD
(704) 341-4700
8035 Providence Rd Ste 315
Charlotte, NC
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: A Einstein Coll Of Med Of Yeshiva Univ, Bronx Ny 10461
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: Union Mem Hosp, Monroe, Nc; Mercy Hospital North, Charlotte, Nc; Presbyterian Hospital, Charlotte, Nc; Presbyterian Hosp Matthews, Matthews, Nc; Mercy Hospital South, Charlotte, Nc
Group Practice: Tavin Centre-Plastic Surgery

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Glen D Subin, MD
(910) 295-4500
40 Aviemore Dr
Pinehurst, NC
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med, Brooklyn Ny 11203
Graduation Year: 1982

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Louis Phillip Clark Jr, MD
(919) 484-2171
4140 Ferncreek Dr Ste 801
Fayetteville, NC
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Meharry Med Coll Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37208
Graduation Year: 1970

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Angelo Charles Cammarata, MD
(828) 258-8800
129 McDowell St
Asheville, NC
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1989

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James Patrick Kessler, MD
(252) 261-9700
4112 N Croatan Hwy
Kitty Hawk, NC
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Albemarle Hosp, Elizabeth Cty, Nc
Group Practice: Outer Banks Orthopaedics

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Edmund Burrill Rowland, MD
(603) 224-3368
3787 Shipyard Blvd
Wilmington, NC
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: New London Hospital, New London, Nh; Concord Hosp, Concord, Nh
Group Practice: Concord Orthopaedics

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Diane Mary Allen, MD
(919) 684-4252
Box 3384,
Durham, NC
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1995

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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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