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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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John Stuart Gaul III, MD
(704) 366-2278
5325 Hardison Rd
Charlotte, NC
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: Carolinas Med Ctr, Charlotte, Nc
Group Practice: Charlotte Spine Ctr

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Erika G Lumsden, MD
1001 Blythe Blvd Ste 200
Charlotte, NC
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1997

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David Stanford Baker II, MD
(704) 339-1000
1915 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Presbyterian Orthopaedic Hosp, Charlotte, Nc; Carolinas Med Ctr, Charlotte, Nc
Group Practice: Charlotte Spine Ctr

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James Richard Boatright, MD
(704) 373-0544
1001 Blythe Blvd Ste 200
Charlotte, NC
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1966

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Stephen J Naso, MD
(704) 375-3397
3430 Royal Crest Dr
Charlotte, NC
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Di Torino, Fac Di Med E Chirurgia, Torino, Italy
Graduation Year: 1960

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John Phillip Ternes, MD
(704) 339-1076
3707 Mooreland Farms Rd
Charlotte, NC
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: Carolinas Med Ctr, Charlotte, Nc
Group Practice: Charlotte Spine Ctr

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Forney Hutchinson III, MD
(704) 347-5441
1001 Blythe Blvd Ste 200
Charlotte, NC
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1968
Hospital
Hospital: Carolinas Med Ctr, Charlotte, Nc
Group Practice: Miller Orthopaedic Clinic

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Warren B Burrows II, MD
(704) 375-3397
1928 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1974

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Forney Hutchinson III, MD
(704) 373-0544
1001 Blythe Blvd Ste 200
Charlotte, NC
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1968
Hospital
Hospital: Carolinas Med Ctr, Charlotte, Nc
Group Practice: Miller Orthopaedic Clinic

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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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