Hand Surgery Southington CT

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Paul Straznicky, MD
(860) 628-2046
55 Meriden Ave Ste 1C
Southington, CT
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1975

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Terrence Keyes Donahue, MD
(860) 826-5288
40 Hart St
New Britain, CT
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: Hospital For Special Care, New Britain, Ct; New Britain Gen Hosp, New Britain, Ct
Group Practice: New Britain Surgical Group Inc

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Martin Allan Posner, MD
(212) 348-6644
1 Lake St
New Britain, CT
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Finch U Of Hs/Chicago Med Sch, North Chicago Il 60664
Graduation Year: 1962

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Carl David Bomar, MD
(860) 584-1113
160 Farmington Ave
Bristol, CT
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1974

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Carl David Bomar, MD
(860) 584-1113
232 Maxine Rd
Bristol, CT
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1974

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Paul Straznicky, MD
(860) 628-2046
124 Mariondale Dr
Plantsville, CT
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1975

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Frank Joseph Gerratana, MD
(860) 832-4666
73 Cedar St
New Britain, CT
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ct Sch Of Med, Farmington Ct 06032
Graduation Year: 1974

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Donald McKay, MD
(860) 635-0112
91 Ten Acre Rd
New Britain, CT
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery, General Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1961

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Mary Lynn Newport, MD
(860) 679-6650
PO Box 4037
Farmington, CT
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Az Coll Of Med, Tucson Az 85724
Graduation Year: 1982

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Clinton Michael Ray, MD
(860) 679-2255
263 Farmington Ave MC-1628,
Farmington, CT
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1995

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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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