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Howard Larry Stein, MD
(732) 462-5800
4257 US Highway 9
Freehold, NJ
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Guadalajara, Fac De Med, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Jersey Shore Med Ctr, Neptune, Nj; Raritan Bay Med Ctr -Old Bridg, Old Bridge, Nj
Group Practice: Raritan Bay Medical Center

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Alexander Michael Marcus, MD
(917) 204-5960
168 Lynch Rd
Middletown, NJ
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mt Sinai Sch Of Med Of The City Univ Of Ny, New York Ny 10029
Graduation Year: 1997
Hospital
Hospital: J F K Med Ctr, Edison, Nj; Raritan Bay Med Ctr -Old Bridg, Old Bridge, Nj
Group Practice: Orthopedic Associates-Ctrl NJ

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Teddy Labib Atik, MD
2 Industrial Way W # F12
Eatontown, NJ
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1993

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Gary Martin Pess, MD
(732) 542-4477
2 Industrial Way W
Eatontown, NJ
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med, Brooklyn Ny 11203
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: Monmouth Med Ctr, Long Branch, Nj
Group Practice: Central Jersey Hand Surgery

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David Robert Gentile, MD
(732) 530-4949
776 Shrewsbury Ave
Tinton Falls, NJ
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch, Newark Nj 07103
Graduation Year: 1992

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Arthur Philip Vasen, MD
(732) 775-4802
222 Schanck Rd
Freehold, NJ
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-Robt W Johnson Med Sch, New Brunswick Nj 08901
Graduation Year: 1990

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George Mark Gabuzda, MD
(908) 542-4477
2 Industrial Way W
Eatontown, NJ
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: Centrastate Med Ctr, Freehold, Nj; Bayshore Comm Hosp, Holmdel, Nj; Monmouth Med Ctr, Long Branch, Nj; Jersey Shore Med Ctr, Neptune, Nj; Kimball Med Ctr, Lakewood, Nj; Medical Center Of Ocean County, Pt Pleasant, Nj; Comm Med Ctr, Toms River, Nj

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Raymond G Decker Jr, MD
(908) 542-4477
2 Industrial Way W
Eatontown, NJ
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Centrastate Med Ctr, Freehold, Nj; Bayshore Comm Hosp, Holmdel, Nj; Monmouth Med Ctr, Long Branch, Nj; Jersey Shore Med Ctr, Neptune, Nj; Kimball Med Ctr, Lakewood, Nj; Medical Center Of Ocean County, Pt Pleasant, Nj; Community Health Center -Pis

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Clint C Ferenz, MD
(732) 974-0404
365 Broad St
Red Bank, NJ
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med, Brooklyn Ny 11203
Graduation Year: 1982

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Robert M Lombardi, MD
(732) 494-6226
10 Parsonage Rd
Edison, NJ
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-Robt W Johnson Med Sch, New Brunswick Nj 08901
Graduation Year: 1979

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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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