Hand Surgery Montevallo AL

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Victoria Rae Masear, MD
(205) 838-3090
1022 1st Street North South
Alabaster, AL
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Southern Il Univ Sch Of Med, Springfield Il 62794
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: Medical Center East, Birmingham, Al
Group Practice: Orthopaedic Specialists Of AL

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Paul Emmett Perry, MD
(812) 477-1558
1007 9th Ave N
Bessemer, AL
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wright State Univ Sch Of Med, Dayton Oh 45401
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: Welborn Mem Baptist Hosp, Evansville, In; St Marys Med Ctr Of Evansville, Evansville, In
Group Practice: Tri State Orthopaedic Surg Inc; Tri State Orthopaedic Surgeons

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Ben Hurst Freeman, MD
(251) 476-5050
PO Box 86144
Mobile, AL
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Mobile Infirmary Med Ctr, Mobile, Al
Group Practice: Orthopaedic Group

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Charles Louis Dyas Jr, MD
(251) 471-3211
2860 Dauphin St Ste A
Mobile, AL
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Mobile Infirmary Med Ctr, Mobile, Al
Group Practice: Bay Area Plastic Surgery Assoc

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Victoria Rae Masear, MD
(205) 838-3090
48 Medical Park E Dr Ste 255
Birmingham, AL
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Southern Il Univ Sch Of Med, Springfield Il 62794
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: Medical Center East, Birmingham, Al
Group Practice: Orthopaedic Specialists Of AL

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Joseph Madden Sherrill, MD
(205) 822-9595
200 Montgomery Hwy Ste 200
Birmingham, AL
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: Healthsouth Med Ctr, Birmingham, Al
Group Practice: Alabama Sports Medicine Ctr

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Franklin D Kendrick, MD
(334) 281-6990
2065 E South Blvd Ste 204
Montgomery, AL
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1980

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Thomas M Barbour III, MD
(251) 476-5050
PO Box 86144
Mobile, AL
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1988

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Thomas M Barbour, MD
(251) 476-5050
PO Box 86144
Mobile, AL
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1988

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Clinton Michael Ray, MD
(256) 236-4121
731 Leighton Ave Ste 300
Anniston, AL
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1995

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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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