Hand Surgery O Fallon IL

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Robert Curtis Wanless, MD
(618) 257-2100
4600 Memorial Dr Ste 320
Belleville, IL
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1971

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Harvey Lee Mirly, MD
(618) 235-2900
4550 Memorial Dr Ste 460
Belleville, IL
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1987

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David Michael Brown, MD
(314) 336-2555
1111 Biddle St
Saint Louis, MO
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery, Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 78284
Graduation Year: 1990

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Paschal Joseph Panio, MD
(708) 957-9405
18237 Kedzie Ave
Homewood, IL
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1973
Hospital
Hospital: St James Hosp And Health Ctr, Chicago Hts, Il; South Suburban Hosp, Hazel Crest, Il; St James Hosp And Health Ctr -, Olympia Flds, Il

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Jeffrey Roger Garst, MD
(309) 676-5546
303 N Kumpf Blvd
Peoria, IL
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Med Ctr, Peoria, Il
Group Practice: Orthopedic Institute Of Illinois

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Harvey Lee Mirly, MD
(618) 235-2900
4550 Memorial Dr
Belleville, IL
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1987

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David Earle Conner, MD
(618) 222-9383
15 Bronze Pointe
Belleville, IL
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1968

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Hyun Taik Oh, MD
(708) 687-8000
5320 159th St Ste 301
Oak Forest, IL
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yonsei Univ, Coll Of Med, Sudai-Moon-Ku, Seoul, So Korea
Graduation Year: 1966
Hospital
Hospital: Ingalls Mem Hosp, Harvey, Il
Group Practice: St Francis Family Health

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Stuart Flint Baker, MD
(217) 877-9000
2 Memorial Dr Ste 310
Decatur, IL
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery, Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1973

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Boonmee Chunprapaph, MD
(312) 996-7161
1801 West Taylor 2 South
Chicago, IL
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish, Thai
Education
Medical School: Chulalongkorn Univ, Fac Of Med, Bangkok, Thailand
Graduation Year: 1964

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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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