Hand Surgery Gulfport MS

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John Hampton Miller, MD
(228) 865-7299
1133 45th Ave
Gulfport, MS
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1990

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Ky Masami Kobayashi, MD
(228) 377-6495
301 Fisher St
Keesler Afb, MS
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1995

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Chris Phillip Ethridge, MD
1325 E Fortification St
Jackson, MS
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: River Oaks Hospital, Jackson, Ms
Group Practice: Mississippi Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center Pllc

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Douglas Edward Gorman, MD
(601) 373-3730
1920 Chadwick Dr Ste 108
Jackson, MS
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Dalhousie Univ, Fac Of Med, Halifax, Ns, Canada
Graduation Year: 1974

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Alan Edward Freeland, MD
(601) 815-1220
2500 N State St MT 6th Fl
Jackson, MS
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1965

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Frank Raymer Lovell, MD
4500 13th St
Gulfport, MS
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1997

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Ky Masami Kobayashi, MD
(228) 377-6495
301 Fisher St
Keesler Afb, MS
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1995

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Alan Edward Freeland, MD
(601) 815-1220
2500 N State St
Jackson, MS
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1965

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Kenneth Rudolph Barraza, MD
(601) 939-9999
2550 Flowood Dr
Flowood, MS
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Mississippi Baptist Health Sys, Jackson, Ms; River Oaks Hospital, Jackson, Ms
Group Practice: Plastic Surgery Assoc

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Frank Raymer Lovell, MD
4500 13th St
Gulfport, MS
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
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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