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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Orvis H Chitwood III, MD
(334) 793-2663
1500 Ross Clark Cir
Dothan, AL
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: East Alabama Med Ctr, Opelika, Al; Southeast Alabama Med Ctr, Dothan, Al
Group Practice: Southern Bone & Joint

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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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John Prendergast Buckley, MD
(205) 345-0192
PO Box 2447
Tuscaloosa, AL
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
Graduation Year: 1967
Hospital
Hospital: D C H Reg Med Ctr, Tuscaloosa, Al
Group Practice: University Orthopaedic Clinic Pc

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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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Thomas M Barbour III, MD
(251) 476-5050
1720 Spring Hill Ave
Mobile, AL
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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Daniel Todd Robertson, MD
2000 6th Ave S
Birmingham, AL
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med, Loma Linda Ca 92350
Graduation Year: 1993

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George Eli Howell II, MD
(205) 391-9038
701 University Blvd E Ste 902
Tuscaloosa, AL
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1975

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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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