Hand Surgery Girard OH

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John Xitco Biondi, MD
(330) 792-9008
45 N Canfield Niles Rd
Austintown, OH
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1983

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Yau-Too Chiu Jr, MD
(330) 533-2382
3768 Boardman Canfield Rd
Canfield, OH
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Natl Defense Med Ctr, Taipei, Taiwan (244-03 Eff 1/1971)
Graduation Year: 1962
Hospital
Hospital: Forum Health -Northside Med C, Youngstown, Oh; St Elizabeth Hosp Med Ctr, Youngstown, Oh; Southside Med Ctr, Youngstown, Oh
Group Practice: Y T Chiu Jr Inc

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Randy John Yetman, MD
(216) 444-6908
Cleveland Clinic/Desk A-60 9500 Euclid Avenue,
Cleveland, OH
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Oh
Group Practice: Cleveland Clinic Foundation

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Laszlo Steve Harmat, DO
999 N Main St
Akron, OH
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Ohio Univ, Coll Of Osteo Med, Athens Oh 45701
Graduation Year: 1997

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Christopher S Litts, MD
(614) 293-4141
410 W 10th Ave
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ohio, Toledo Oh 43699
Graduation Year: 1992

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Leslie Jon Schwendeman, MD
6470 Tippecanoe Rd
Canfield, OH
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1990

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Robert Walter Piston, MD
(724) 342-2663
3120 Highland Rd
Hermitage, PA
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: Horizon Hosp Sys /Shenango, Farrell, Pa; Horizon Hospital System -Green, Greenville, Pa; Sharon Regional Health System, Sharon, Pa
Group Practice: Specialty Orthopedics

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Joseph Charles Darrow, MD
1300 Dannie Dr
Logan, OH
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch, Newark Nj 07103
Graduation Year: 1977

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Christopher J Danis, MD
(937) 435-4263
6601 Centerville Business Pkwy Ste 202
Centerville, OH
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wright State Univ Sch Of Med, Dayton Oh 45401
Graduation Year: 1982

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Robert Curtis Corn, MD
(440) 461-3210
850 Brainard Rd
Highland Heights, OH
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: Meridia Huron Hospital, E Cleveland, Oh; Hillcrest Hosp, Cleveland, Oh
Group Practice: Highland Musculoskeletal Inc

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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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