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Rasheed Irshad Ahmad, MD
(225) 924-2424
8080 Bluebonnet Blvd Ste 1000
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1993

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William James Hubbard Jr, MD
(225) 751-1700
9001 Summa Ave
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1977

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William James Hubbard Jr, MD
(225) 761-5555
9001 Summa Ave
Baton Rouge, LA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1977

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Joe Almond Morgan, MD
(225) 927-0050
PO Box 98035
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: Summit Hospital, Baton Rouge, La
Group Practice: Bone & Joint Clinic

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William James Hubbard, MD
(225) 761-5555
9001 Summa Ave
Baton Rouge, LA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1977

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William James Hubbard, MD
(225) 761-5555
9001 Summa Ave
Baton Rouge, LA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1977

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Darryl Wayne Peterson, MD
(225) 751-6637
18811 Cotton Bay Ct
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1985

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Lucius Joseph Doucet III, MD
(225) 769-2955
7777 Hennessy Blvd Ste 6001
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: Baton Rouge Gen Med Ctr, Baton Rouge, La; Our Lady Of Lake Regional Med, Baton Rouge, La; Womans Hospital, Baton Rouge, La; Summit Hospital, Baton Rouge, La
Group Practice: Total Body Image Clinic

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Kearny Quinn Robert, MD
(504) 391-7670
120 Meadowcrest St
Gretna, LA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1996

Data Provided By:
William James Hubbard Jr, MD
(225) 751-1700
9001 Summa Ave
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1977

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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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