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Julie Anne Melchior, MD
(720) 536-7125
280 Exempla Cir
Lafayette, CO
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1991

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Tracy Marie Wolf, MD
(303) 425-2750
1155 Alpine Ave
Boulder, CO
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1992
Hospital
Hospital: Lutheran Med Ctr, Wheat Ridge, Co
Group Practice: Hand Specialists

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Thomas Alan Eskestrand, MD
(719) 471-1101
PO Box 7206
Colorado Springs, CO
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1970

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A Lee Gordon, MD
(970) 221-2827
2121 E Harmony Rd Unit 260
Fort Collins, CO
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1972

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Morry A Olenick, MD
(303) 287-7007
8515 Pearl St
Thornton, CO
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Southern Il Univ Sch Of Med, Springfield Il 62794
Graduation Year: 1985

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David Johnston Conyers, MD
(303) 425-2750
1155 Alpine Ave
Boulder, CO
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mc Gill Univ, Fac Of Med, Montreal, Que, Canada
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: Craig Hosp, Englewood, Co
Group Practice: Hand Specialist

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David T Thayer, MD
(541) 382-3344
1155 Alpine Ave
Boulder, CO
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Brown Univ Program In Med, Providence Ri 02912
Graduation Year: 1976

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Norman P Payea II, MD
(303) 232-0310
29029 Upper Bear Creek Rd
Evergreen, CO
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mi State Univ Coll Of Human Med, East Lansing Mi 48824
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Lutheran Med Ctr, Wheat Ridge, Co
Group Practice: Plastic Surgery Ctr

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Jose Luis Rodriguez, MD
(970) 625-0455
701 E 5th St Ste 117
Rifle, CO
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ De Barcelona, Fac De Med, Barcelona, Spain
Graduation Year: 1958
Hospital
Hospital: Valley View Hosp, Glenwood Spgs, Co; Vail Valley Med Ctr, Vail, Co

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Eric Earl Young, MD
(970) 669-8881
3810 Grant Ave
Loveland, CO
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: Poudre Valley Hosp, Fort Collins, Co
Group Practice: Rocky Mountain Assoc IN Ortho

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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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