Hand Surgery North Kansas City MO

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Raymond Dean Mossie, MD
(816) 474-3223
2750 Clay Edwards Dr
Kansas City, MO
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: Overland Park Reg Med Ctr, Overland Park, Ks; Menorah Med Ctr, Shawnee Msn, Ks; Liberty Hospital, Liberty, Mo
Group Practice: Heartland Aesthetic

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Dana Raymond Towle, MD
(816) 452-8080
4444 N Belleview Ave
Kansas City, MO
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1986

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Edward Bruce Toby, MD
(913) 588-6131
3901 Rainbow Blvd MS Ste 3017,
Kansas City, KS
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Languages
Other
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: University Of K S Med Ctr, Kansas City, Ks
Group Practice: Kansas University Physicians Inc

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Edward S Frankel, MD
(816) 444-9000
6420 Prospect Ave Ste T207
Kansas City, MO
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry, Rochester Ny 14642
Graduation Year: 1994

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O Allen Guinn III, MD
(816) 836-2500
4820 S Arrowhead Dr Ste 103
Independence, MO
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: Childrens Mercy Hosp, Kansas City, Mo
Group Practice: Aurora Plastic & Hand Surgery

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Dana Raymond Towle, MD
(816) 452-8080
4444 N Belleview Ave Ste 204
Kansas City, MO
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery, Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1986

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Clinton Pickett, DO
2301 Holmes St
Kansas City, MO
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hlth Sci, Coll Of Osteo Med, Kansas City Mo 64124
Graduation Year: 1993

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Richard Elmer Rattay, MD
(816) 254-4800
1515 W Truman Rd Ste 701
Independence, MO
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1993

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James Henry Whitaker, MD
(816) 444-9000
6420 Prospect Ave Ste T207
Kansas City, MO
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1971
Hospital
Hospital: Menorah Med Ctr, Shawnee Msn, Ks; St Joseph Health Center, Kansas City, Mo; Research Med Ctr, Kansas City, Mo
Group Practice: Kansas City Bone & Joint Clnc

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Thomas Floyd Hitchcock, MD
(913) 677-2508
8901 W 74th St
Shawnee Mission, KS
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: St Josephs Hospital, Marshfield, Wi
Group Practice: Marshfield Clinic; Ministry Health Care At Marshfield 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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