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John Alpha Sebright, MD
(616) 459-4131
245 Cherry St SE
Grand Rapids, MI
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1971

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Marilee Jane Mead, MD
(616) 459-4131
245 Cherry St SE
Grand Rapids, MI
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1981

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Paul Allen Luce, MD
(616) 459-4131
245 Cherry Street South East South
Grand Rapids, MI
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1993

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Mithilesh Mishra, MD
(616) 454-5878
South 1400 Michigan N E #2
Grand Rapids, MI
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Female
Languages
Hindi, Other
Education
Medical School: Gov'T Med Coll, Nagpur Univ, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, Mi
Group Practice: West Michigan Plastic Surgery

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Genevieve De G Swanson, MD
(616) 774-0440
1900 Wealthy St SE Ste 290
Grand Rapids, MI
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ De Montreal, Fac De Med, Montreal, Que, Canada
Graduation Year: 1962

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John F Hollenbach, MD
(616) 459-4131
245 Cherry St SE
Grand Rapids, MI
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1972

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Paul Allen Luce, MD
(616) 459-4131
245 Cherry St SE Ste 302
Grand Rapids, MI
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1993

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Frank Raymer Lovell III, MD
1300 Michigan St NE Ste 200
Grand Rapids, MI
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1997

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Andrew John Livingston, MD
(616) 459-4131
245 Cherry St SE Ste 302
Grand Rapids, MI
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1993

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Frank Raymer Lovell III, MD
1900 Wealthy St SE
Grand Rapids, MI
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1997

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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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