Hand Surgery Irmo SC

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John Joseph Walsh IV, MD
(803) 434-6812
2 Medical Park Rd Ste 404
Columbia, SC
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1989

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Earl B Mc Fadden, MD
(803) 794-0014
110 Medical Ln E Ste 225
West Columbia, SC
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1982

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Subhash Patel, MD
(803) 794-9191
110 Medical Ln E Ste 225
West Columbia, SC
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll, Baroda Univ, Baroda, Gujarat, India
Graduation Year: 1970
Hospital
Hospital: Lexington Med Ctr, West Columbia, Sc; William J B Dorn V A Hospital, Columbia, Sc; Palmetto Richland Memorial Hos, Columbia, Sc; Providence Hospital, Columbia, Sc; Palmetto Baptist Med Ctr -Col, Columbia, Sc
Group Practice: Moore Orthopaedic

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David L Nelson, MD
(415) 925-0501
53 Sea Ln
Hilton Head Island, SC
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: Marin General Hosp, San Rafael, Ca

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Timothy Ross Brown, MD
(864) 242-4263
1120 Grove Rd
Greenville, SC
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sc Sch Of Med, Columbia Sc 29208
Graduation Year: 1990

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David Brian Fulton, MD
(803) 227-8000
14 Richland Medical Park Dr
Columbia, SC
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
Graduation Year: 1993

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Michael Ralph Ugino, MD
(803) 256-4107
2989 Sunset Blvd
West Columbia, SC
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry, Rochester Ny 14642
Graduation Year: 1977

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Rodney Ian MacDonald, MD
(803) 790-0207
2410 Quinine Ln
Columbia, SC
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1958

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James Joseph Hill Jr, MD
(803) 649-0563
210 University Pkwy Ste 1000
Aiken, SC
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Aiken Reg Med Ctr, Aiken, Sc; Edgefield County Hosp, Edgefield, Sc
Group Practice: Carolina Orthopedics Assoc

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David Edward Tate Jr, MD
595 W Wesmark Blvd
Sumter, SC
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1991

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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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