Hand Surgery Shawnee KS

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Thomas Floyd Hitchcock, MD
(913) 677-2508
8901 W 74th St
Shawnee Mission, KS
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: St Josephs Hospital, Marshfield, Wi
Group Practice: Marshfield Clinic; Ministry Health Care At Marshfield Clinic

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Lanny Winston Harris, MD
(913) 782-1148
20375 W 151st St
Olathe, KS
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1965
Hospital
Hospital: Olathe Med Ctr, Olathe, Ks; Research Med Ctr, Kansas City, Mo
Group Practice: Johnson County Orthopedics

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Richard John Bene, MD
(913) 663-3838
5401 College Blvd Ste 203
Leawood, KS
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1987

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Richard Elmer Rattay, MD
(816) 254-4800
11120 Tomahawk Creek Pkwy
Leawood, KS
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1993

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William Owen Hopkins, MD
(913) 649-7300
10730 Nall Ave Ste 200
Overland Park, KS
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1961
Hospital
Hospital: Shawnee Mission Med Ctr, Shawnee Msn, Ks
Group Practice: Heartland Hand & Spine Ortho

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Edward Bruce Toby, MD
(913) 588-6131
10100 W 119th St
Overland Park, KS
Gender
Male
Languages
Other
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: University Of K S Med Ctr, Kansas City, Ks
Group Practice: Kansas University Physicians Inc

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Lanny Winston Harris, MD
(913) 782-1148
20375 W 151st St Ste 106
Olathe, KS
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1965
Hospital
Hospital: Olathe Med Ctr, Olathe, Ks; Research Med Ctr, Kansas City, Mo
Group Practice: Johnson County Orthopedics

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Edward Bruce Toby, MD
(913) 588-6131
3901 Rainbow Blvd MS Ste 3017,
Kansas City, KS
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Languages
Other
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: University Of K S Med Ctr, Kansas City, Ks
Group Practice: Kansas University Physicians Inc

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William O Reed Jr, MD
(913) 649-7300
10730 Nall Ave Ste 200
Overland Park, KS
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Shawnee Mission Med Ctr, Shawnee Msn, Ks
Group Practice: Heartland Hand & Spine Ortho

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Regina Marie Nouhan, MD
(913) 663-3838
5401 College Blvd Ste 203
Leawood, KS
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Female
Languages
English, Spanish
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: Shawnee Mission Med Ctr, Shawnee Msn, Ks; Overland Park Reg Med Ctr, Overland Park, Ks; St Joseph Health Center, Kansas City, Mo; North Kansas City Hospital, N Kansas City, Mo
Group Practice: Monarch Plastic Surgery

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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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