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Robert Danl Mastey, MD
(423) 697-2037
1949 Gunbarrel Rd Ste 125
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-Robt W Johnson Med Sch, New Brunswick Nj 08901
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: Memorial Hospital, Chattanooga, Tn
Group Practice: Center For Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics

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Mark A Brzezienski, MD
(423) 756-7134
979 E 3rd St Ste C920
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1987

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David M Jemison, MD
(706) 278-7900
979 E 3rd St Ste C920
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: Erlanger Med Ctr, Chattanooga, Tn
Group Practice: Hayes Hand Ctr

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Cauley Wilbur Hayes Jr, MD
(706) 278-7900
979 E 3rd St Ste C920
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1961
Hospital
Hospital: Erlanger Med Ctr, Chattanooga, Tn; Memorial Hospital, Chattanooga, Tn; Parkridge Med Ctr, Chattanooga, Tn; T C Thompson Childrens Hosp, Chattanooga, Tn
Group Practice: Hayes Hand Ctr

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Louis Loraine Carter Jr, MD
(423) 821-6733
306 Fleetwood Dr
Lookout Mountain, TN
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1964

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Robert Danl Mastey, MD
(423) 697-2037
2415 McCallie Ave
Chattanooga, TN
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-Robt W Johnson Med Sch, New Brunswick Nj 08901
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: Memorial Hospital, Chattanooga, Tn
Group Practice: Center For Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics

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Cauley Wilbur Hayes Jr, MD
(423) 756-1300
979 E 3rd St
Chattanooga, TN
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1961
Hospital
Hospital: Erlanger Med Ctr, Chattanooga, Tn; Memorial Hospital, Chattanooga, Tn; Parkridge Med Ctr, Chattanooga, Tn; T C Thompson Childrens Hosp, Chattanooga, Tn
Group Practice: Hayes Hand Ctr

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Cauley Wilbur Hayes, MD
(423) 756-1300
979 E 3rd St Ste C920
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1961

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Louis Loraine Carter Jr, MD
(706) 278-7900
Lookout Mountain, TN
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1964

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William Edward Kropp, MD
(912) 489-5776
210 E de Renne Ave
Savannah, GA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1987

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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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