Hand Surgery Saint Charles MO

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Subbarao Polineni, MD
(636) 928-1696
6 Jungermann Cir Ste 107
Saint Peters, MO
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mr Med Coll, Gulbarga Univ, Gulbarga, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1969

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James Henry Scheu, MD
(636) 441-2340
70 Jungermann Cir Ste 402
Saint Peters, MO
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1976

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Ronald Earl Palmer, MD
(309) 676-5546
12303 de Paul Dr
Bridgeton, MO
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Finch U Of Hs/Chicago Med Sch, North Chicago Il 60664
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Med Ctr, Peoria, Il
Group Practice: Orthopedic Institute Of Illinois

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William Gardner Hart, MD
(314) 251-6250
621 S New Ballas Rd Ste 676A
Saint Louis, MO
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: St Johns Mercy Med Ctr, Saint Louis, Mo
Group Practice: William G Hart Jr Inc

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Richard E Crandall, MD
(314) 878-6300
1585 Woodlake Dr Ste 206
Chesterfield, MO
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1982

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Subbarao Polineni, MD
(636) 928-1696
6 Jungermann Cir
Saint Peters, MO
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mr Med Coll, Gulbarga Univ, Gulbarga, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1969

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S Vic Glogovac, MD
12255 de Paul Dr Ste 165
Bridgeton, MO
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1973

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Gary Farley, DO
(314) 837-5555
12277 de Paul Dr Ste 100
Bridgeton, MO
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kirksville Coll Of Osteo Med, Kirksville Mo 63501
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Depaul Health Center, Bridgeton, Mo
Group Practice: Mid America Orthopedic Surgery

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Timothy Gerard Lang, MD
(704) 373-0212
224 South Woods Mill Road 330 South
Chesterfield, MO
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1991

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Timothy Gerard Lang, MD
(314) 576-7013
224 S Woods Mill Rd Ste 330S
Chesterfield, MO
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1991

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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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