Hand Surgery Millington TN

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Edward Andrew Luce, MD
(901) 761-9030
80 Humphreys Ctr Ste 100
Memphis, TN
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1965

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James Joseph Creighton Jr, MD
(765) 453-8922
584 N Germantown Pkwy
Cordova, TN
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci, Buffalo Ny 14214
Graduation Year: 1979

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Phillip E Wright II, MD
(901) 759-3100
1400 S Germantown Rd
Germantown, TN
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1967
Hospital
Hospital: Baptist Memorial Hosp -Memphi, Memphis, Tn; Baptist Mem Hosp, Memphis, Tn
Group Practice: Campbell Clinic

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Phillip E Wright, MD
(901) 759-3136
1400 S Germantown Rd
Germantown, TN
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1967

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Jeffrey C King, MD
(931) 380-1900
1400 Hatcher Ln
Columbia, TN
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1992

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William Landess Bourland, MD
(901) 763-3222
6286 Briarcrest Ave
Memphis, TN
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Baptist Memorial Hosp -Memphi, Memphis, Tn
Group Practice: Orthopaedic Clinic

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William Landess Bourland, MD
(901) 763-3222
1068 Cresthaven Rd Ste 400
Memphis, TN
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Baptist Memorial Hosp -Memphi, Memphis, Tn
Group Practice: Orthopaedic Clinic

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Phillip E Wright II, MD
(901) 759-3100
1400 S Germantown Rd
Germantown, TN
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1967
Hospital
Hospital: Baptist Memorial Hosp -Memphi, Memphis, Tn; Baptist Mem Hosp, Memphis, Tn
Group Practice: Campbell Clinic

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Robert Danl Mastey, MD
(423) 697-2037
1949 Gunbarrel Rd Ste 125
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-Robt W Johnson Med Sch, New Brunswick Nj 08901
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: Memorial Hospital, Chattanooga, Tn
Group Practice: Center For Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics

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Joseph Charles De Fiore Jr, MD
(865) 558-4412
1128 E Weisgarber Rd
Knoxville, TN
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1963
Hospital
Hospital: St Marys Health System, Knoxville, Tn
Group Practice: Knoxville Orthopedic Clinic

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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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