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George Thomas Grace, MD
(410) 744-0900
Suite 200 300 Fredrick Road
Catonsville, MD
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: Howard County General Hospital, Columbia, Md; University Of Maryland Med Sys, Baltimore, Md; St Agnes Healthcare, Baltimore, Md

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Mark A Deitch, MD
(410) 377-8900
6701 North Charles St, Suite 504
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Languages
English
Education
Medical School: Stony Brook Med Sch
Graduation Year: 1991

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Paul M Apostolo, MD
(410) 368-4851
3449 Wilkens Ave Ste 205
Baltimore, MD
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Albany Med Coll, Albany Ny 12208
Graduation Year: 1982

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Keith Alan Segalman, MD
(410) 296-6232
1400 Front Ave Ste 100
Lutherville, MD
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1987

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Michael A Mc Clinton, MD
(410) 296-6232
1400 Front Ave Fl 1
Lutherville Timonium, MD
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1972

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Neal Zimmerman, MD
(410) 581-1600
21 Crossroads Dr
Owings Mills, MD
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1982

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Mir Ahmad Sarshar, MD
(410) 644-2858
1001 Pine Heights Ave
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Teheran Univ, Fac Of Med, Teheran, Iran
Graduation Year: 1954

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Raymond Andrew Wittstadt, MD
(410) 296-6232
1400 Front Ave
Lutherville, MD
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: Greater Baltimore Med Center, Baltimore, Md; Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, Md
Group Practice: Greater Chesapeake Hand Spclst

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Louis S Elias, MD
(410) 561-0616
1106 Westwicke Ln
Lutherville, MD
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cairo, Fac Of Med, Cairo, Egypt (330-02 Prior 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1954

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Raymond Andrew Wittstadt, MD
(410) 296-6232
1400 Front Ave Ste 100
Lutherville, MD
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Languages
English
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: Greater Baltimore Med Center, Baltimore, Md; Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, Md
Group Practice: Greater Chesapeake Hand Specialists Curtis National Hand Specialists

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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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