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Raju M Vanapalli, MD
(770) 968-1323
6635 Lake Dr
Morrow, GA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Guntur Med Coll, Univ Of Hlth Sci, Guntur, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1966

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John Randon McLaren, MD
5011 W Shore Dr SW
Conyers, GA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1979

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Simeon Marcus Fulcher, MD
(706) 721-2846
1120 15th St Ste 2113
Augusta, GA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1992

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Simeon Marcus Fulcher, MD
(706) 721-2846
1120 15th St
Augusta, GA
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1992

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Lawrence Richard Gross, MD
(770) 389-0446
19 Eastbrook Bnd Ste 200
Peachtree City, GA
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry, Rochester Ny 14642
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Henry Med Ctr, Stockbridge, Ga
Group Practice: Southern Crescent Plastic

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Ram C Prabhakar, MD
6524 Professional Pl
Riverdale, GA
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Guntur Med Coll, Univ Of Hlth Sci, Guntur, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1969

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John Randon Mc Laren, MD
Conyers, GA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1979

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Glenn Jamieson Jonas, MD
2550 Windy Hill Rd SE Ste 317
Marietta, GA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1988

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Bronier Lastrapes Costas, MD
(404) 255-0226
980 Johnson Ferry Rd NE Ste 1020
Atlanta, GA
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1976

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Gary Mark Lourie, MD
(404) 255-0226
1001 Johnson Ferry Rd NE
Atlanta, GA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1982

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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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