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William Leo O'Neill Jr, MD
(502) 561-4263
Lexington, KY
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: Central Baptist Hosp, Lexington, Ky; St Joseph Hosp, Lexington, Ky; Jewish Hosp Lexington, Lexington, Ky
Group Practice: Kleinert Kutz & Assoc

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Juan Martin Favetto, MD
(502) 561-4263
120 N Eagle Creek Dr
Lexington, KY
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De Buenos Aires, Fac De Med, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Graduation Year: 1991

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Scott Andrew Riley, MD
(859) 253-0124
125 E Maxwell St Ste 200
Lexington, KY
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1983

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Luis Roman Scheker, MD
(502) 561-4263
225 Abraham Flexner Way
Louisville, KY
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Santo Domingo (Uasd), Fac De Cien Med, Santo Domingo
Graduation Year: 1976

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Charles Shien Day, MD
(502) 558-8179
3900 Kresge Way Ste 44
Louisville, KY
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, San Francisco, Sch Of Med, San Francisco Ca 94143
Graduation Year: 1994

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William Leo O'Neill, MD
(502) 561-4263
120 N Eagle Creek Dr Ste 321
Lexington, KY
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1987

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Charles Robt Combs, MD
(859) 278-9546
1725 Harrodsburg Rd
Lexington, KY
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1969

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Thereseanne L Levan, MD
(859) 276-5577
1707 Nicholasville Rd
Lexington, KY
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ, Chicago Il 60612
Graduation Year: 1989

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Morton Lee Kasdan, MD
(502) 897-1601
PO Box 6048
Louisville, KY
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1963

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John Denovan Stewart, MD
(859) 278-4960
1401 Harrodsburg Rd
Lexington, KY
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Dartmouth Med, Hanover Nh 03755
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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