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Robert John Demuth, MD
(503) 244-3107
3170 SW Fairmount Blvd
Portland, OR
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry, Rochester Ny 14642
Graduation Year: 1959

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Samuel Fenton Gill, MD
800 SW 13th Ave
Portland, OR
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1955

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Morris Button, MD
(503) 234-9287
5051 SE Hawthorne Blvd
Portland, OR
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1967
Hospital
Hospital: Providence Portland Med Ctr, Portland, Or
Group Practice: Button & Stone

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Jerry Earl Nye, MD
(503) 274-4865
2222 NW Lovejoy St Ste 401
Portland, OR
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery, General Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, San Francisco, Sch Of Med, San Francisco Ca 94143
Graduation Year: 1965

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James Thomas Nolan, MD
(503) 230-0747
5050 NE Hoyt St
Portland, OR
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1978

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David Douglas Long Jr, MD
(503) 223-7793
1739 SW Prospect Dr
Portland, OR
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Albany Med Coll, Albany Ny 12208
Graduation Year: 1966

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David Douglas Long Jr, MD
3325 N Interstate Ave
Portland, OR
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Albany Med Coll, Albany Ny 12208
Graduation Year: 1966

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Jerry Earl Nye, MD
(503) 274-4865
2222 NW Lovejoy St
Portland, OR
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, San Francisco, Sch Of Med, San Francisco Ca 94143
Graduation Year: 1965

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James Thomas Nolan, MD
(503) 230-0747
5050 NE Hoyt St Ste 515
Portland, OR
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1978

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Michael Eric Balkovich, MD
(503) 236-7743
5050 NE Hoyt St Ste 515
Portland, OR
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
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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