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Marcy L Dickey, DO
(330) 971-7000
6847 N Chestnut St
Ravenna, OH
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Wv Sch Of Osteo Med, Lewisburg Wv 24901
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: Cuyahoga Falls Gen Hosp, Cuyahoga Fls, Oh
Group Practice: Falls Anesthesia

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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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Nicholas H Papas, MD
(330) 253-9161
300 Locust St Ste 590
Akron, OH
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northeastern Oh Univs Coll Of Med, Rootstown Oh 44272
Graduation Year: 1986

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Drew Ronald Engles, MD
(440) 668-4055
3975 Embassy Pkwy
Akron, OH
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1991

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Nina Maria Njus, MD
(330) 668-4055
3975 Embassy Pkwy Ste 201
Akron, OH
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1980

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Thomas John Reilly, MD
(440) 225-8197
2415 Becket Cir
Stow, OH
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
Graduation Year: 1979

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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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Marcy L Dickey, DO
(330) 971-7000
700 Walden Pl
Aurora, OH
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Wv Sch Of Osteo Med, Lewisburg Wv 24901
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: Cuyahoga Falls Gen Hosp, Cuyahoga Fls, Oh
Group Practice: Falls Anesthesia

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Brian Scott Smith, MD
(330) 666-9645
Akron, OH
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1989

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Nina Maria Njus, MD
(440) 668-4055
3975 Embassy Pkwy
Akron, OH
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1980

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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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