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Paul Anders Jacobson, MD
2102 Baptiste Dr
Paola, KS
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1993

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Lynn Danl Ketchum, MD
(913) 451-8567
5701 W 119th St Ste 215
Overland Park, KS
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1960

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Jon Edward Rast, MD
(913) 451-3722
5701 W 119th St
Overland Park, KS
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch, Dallas Tx 75235
Graduation Year: 1991

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J Mark Melhorn, MD
(316) 688-5656
625 N Carriage Pkwy
Wichita, KS
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: Wesley Med Ctr, Wichita, Ks; Via Christi Reg Med Ctr -St F, Wichita, Ks
Group Practice: Hand Center

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Jon Edward Rast, MD
(913) 451-3722
11501 Granada Ln
Leawood, KS
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch, Dallas Tx 75235
Graduation Year: 1991

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John Lynn Baeke, MD
(913) 685-0101
14950 Newton Dr
Overland Park, KS
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1984

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Edward Bruce Toby, MD
(913) 588-6131
10100 W 119th St
Overland Park, KS
Gender
Male
Languages
Other
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: University Of K S Med Ctr, Kansas City, Ks
Group Practice: Kansas University Physicians Inc

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Prince Tan Chan, MD
(316) 838-2020
1507 W 21st St N Ste 1
Wichita, KS
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1993

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Richard Elmer Rattay, MD
(816) 254-4800
11120 Tomahawk Creek Pkwy
Leawood, KS
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1993

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Scott Thomas Thellman, MD
(785) 843-7677
1112 W 6th St Ste 210
Lawrence, KS
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Languages
English
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: Lawrence Mem Hosp, Lawrence, Ks; Neosho Mem Reg Med Ctr, Chanute, Ks
Group Practice: Lawrence Plastic Surgery

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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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