Hand Surgery Springfield MO

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John Scott Swango, MD
(417) 882-1900
3800 S National Ave Ste 100
Springfield, MO
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: Lester E Cox Med Ctr North, Springfield, Mo
Group Practice: Ozarks Area Orthopedic Assoc

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Robert Bradley Wyrsch, MD
(417) 882-6040
2115 S Fremont Ave Ste 1000
Springfield, MO
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1990

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Craig C Newland, MD
(816) 781-6066
2521 Glenn Hendren Dr Ste 204
Liberty, MO
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: Liberty Hospital, Liberty, Mo
Group Practice: Liberty Orthopedic Assoc

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Charles Alan Goldfarb, MD
(314) 747-4705
Campus Box 8233 660 S Euclid
Saint Louis, MO
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1996
Hospital
Hospital: Barnes Jewish Hosp, Saint Louis, Mo
Group Practice: Barnes Hosp/Washington Univ

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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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Robert Bradley Wyrsch, MD
(417) 882-6040
1229 E Seminole St Fl 2
Springfield, MO
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1990

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Michael Blaine Grillot, MD
(417) 882-1900
3045 S National Ave
Springfield, MO
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1988

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Rickey Lynn Lents, MD
(573) 335-8257
48 Doctors Park
Cape Girardeau, MO
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Med Ctr, Cpe Girardeau, Mo; Southeast Missouri Hospital, Cpe Girardeau, Mo; Missouri Delta Med Ctr, Sikeston, Mo
Group Practice: Orthopaedic Associates

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Jasper N Wakeman Jr, MD
(417) 777-2663
1245 N Butterfield Rd
Bolivar, MO
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: Citizens Mem Hosp, Bolivar, Mo
Group Practice: Parkview Orthopaedic Clinic

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Martin I Boyer, MD
(314) 747-2813
660 S Euclid Ave Campus Box 8233
Saint Louis, MO
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Toronto, Fac Of Med, Toronto, Ont, Canada
Graduation Year: 1988

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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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