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Divya Singh, MD
26900 Cedar Rd
Beachwood, OH
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry, Rochester Ny 14642
Graduation Year: 1994

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George John Picha, MD
(440) 446-1698
5005 Rockside Rd Ste 640
Independence, OH
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1980

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Michael Peter Binder, MD
(440) 953-4646
33001 Solon Rd Ste 112
Solon, OH
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Hillcrest Hosp, Cleveland, Oh

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Randy John Yetman, MD
(216) 444-6908
Cleveland Clinic/Desk A-60 9500 Euclid Avenue,
Cleveland, OH
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Oh
Group Practice: Cleveland Clinic Foundation

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Stanley Haig Nahigian, MD
(440) 473-3434
29001 Cedar Rd
Cleveland, OH
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1957
Hospital
Hospital: Hillcrest Hosp, Cleveland, Oh
Group Practice: Stanley H Nahigian Inc

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Philbert Paul Jones, MD
(216) 752-5020
3645 Warrensville Center Rd Ste 217
Beachwood, OH
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
Graduation Year: 1974

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George John Picha Jr, MD
(216) 328-0800
5005 Rockside Rd Ste 640
Independence, OH
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1980

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Earl Z Browne, MD
(216) 444-8541
9500 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1961

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Stanley Haig Nahigian, MD
(440) 473-3434
29001 Cedar Rd Ste 519
Cleveland, OH
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1957
Hospital
Hospital: Hillcrest Hosp, Cleveland, Oh
Group Practice: Stanley H Nahigian Inc

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Michael Warren Keith, MD
(216) 778-4399
2500 Metrohealth Dr
Cleveland, OH
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1973

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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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