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Donald John Dombrowski, MD
(702) 870-1114
3000 W Charleston Blvd
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1962
Hospital
Hospital: Valley Hosp Med Ctr, Las Vegas, Nv; University Med Ctr, Las Vegas, Nv
Group Practice: Donald J Dombrowski Ltd

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Wari Lawrence Wabara, MD
(702) 733-2979
1900 S Maryland Pkwy
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Newcastle Upon Tyne Med Sch (9117-04 After 1/1971)
Graduation Year: 1968

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Carl N Williams, MD
(702) 259-3223
9030 W Sahara Ave
Las Vegas, NV
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1976

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Arthur Jay Taylor, MD
(702) 878-0393
2650 N Tenaya Way Ste 301
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Finch U Of Hs/Chicago Med Sch, North Chicago Il 60664
Graduation Year: 1988

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Michael Lai Lee, MD
(361) 991-3338
2800 E Desert Inn Rd Ste 100
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1992

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Kayvan Taghipour Khiabani, MD
(702) 671-2289
2040 W Charleston Blvd Ste 302
Las Vegas, NV
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mc Gill Univ, Fac Of Med, Montreal, Que, Canada
Graduation Year: 1993

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Jacob K Crittenden, MD
(702) 648-6794
6170 W Lake Mead Blvd
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1971

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Jacob K Crittenden III, MD
(702) 648-6794
6170 W Lake Mead Blvd
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1971

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Andrew Jason Bronstein, MD
(702) 562-3500
653 N Town Center Dr
Las Vegas, NV
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Finch U Of Hs/Chicago Med Sch, North Chicago Il 60664
Graduation Year: 1989

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Andrew Jason Bronstein, MD
(702) 562-3500
653 Town Center Ste 114
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Finch U Of Hs/Chicago Med Sch, North Chicago Il 60664
Graduation Year: 1989

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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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