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Scott Martin Levere, MD
(770) 941-7227
2041 Mesa Valley Way Ste 100
Austell, GA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1987

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Arthur Jay Simon, MD
3193 Howell Mill Rd NW
Atlanta, GA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Finch U Of Hs/Chicago Med Sch, North Chicago Il 60664
Graduation Year: 1980

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Loui Garrett Bayne, MD
(404) 255-0226
980 Johnson Ferry Rd NE Ste 1020
Atlanta, GA
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1953

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Grady S Clinkscales, MD
(404) 352-3522
1938 Peachtree Rd NW Ste 603
Atlanta, GA
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1956

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Stephen Mason Mc Collam, MD
(404) 350-4712
2001 Peachtree Rd NE Ste 705
Atlanta, GA
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: Piedmont Hosp, Atlanta, Ga
Group Practice: Peachtree Orthopaedic Clinic

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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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Thomas Windrow Marks, MD
(404) 261-5994
5671 Peachtree Dunwdy Ste 700
Atlanta, GA
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1961
Hospital
Hospital: Atlanta Med Ctr, Atlanta, Ga; St Josephs Hosp Of Atlanta, Atlanta, Ga
Group Practice: Resurgens Orthopaedics

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Robert Lawson Howell, MD
(770) 795-7979
1819 Peachtree Rd Nw Ste 425
Atlanta, GA
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1984

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Randall Decker Alexander, MD
(770) 795-7979
1819 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1995

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Gary Mark Lourie, MD
(404) 255-0226
980 Johnson Ferry Rd NE Ste 1020
Atlanta, GA
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
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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