Hand Surgery West Des Moines IA

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Delwin Eugene Quenzer, MD
(515) 224-1414
6001 Westown Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch, Dallas Tx 75235
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Iowa Methodist Med Ctr, Des Moines, Ia
Group Practice: Des Moines Orthopaedic Surgeon

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Douglas Stephen Reagan, MD
(515) 224-1414
6001 Westown Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Iowa Methodist Med Ctr, Des Moines, Ia
Group Practice: Des Moines Orthopaedic Surgeon

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Teri Scott Formanek, MD
(515) 327-1555
13375 University Ave Ste 100
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1986

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Arnis Benny Grundberg, MD
(515) 224-5204
6001 Westown Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: Iowa Methodist Med Ctr, Des Moines, Ia
Group Practice: Des Moines Orthopaedic Surgeon

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Sinesio Misol Lago, MD
(515) 247-8400
411 Laurel St Ste 3300
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Languages
Portuguese, Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ De Santiago, Fac De Med, Santiago De Compostela, Spain
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: Mercy Med Ctr, Des Moines, Ia; Iowa Lutheran Hosp, Des Moines, Ia; Fairview Southdale Hosp, Minneapolis, Mn
Group Practice: Iowa Orthopaedic Ctr

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Jeffrey Allen Rodgers, MD
(515) 224-5215
6001 Westown Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1991
Hospital
Hospital: Iowa Methodist Med Ctr, Des Moines, Ia
Group Practice: Des Moines Orthopaedic Surgeons Pc

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Arnis Benny Grundberg, MD
(515) 224-1414
6001 Westown Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: Iowa Methodist Med Ctr, Des Moines, Ia
Group Practice: Des Moines Orthopaedic Surgeon

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Timothy Miles Schurman, MD
(515) 875-9744
5950 University Ave Ste 120
West Des Moines, IA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1987

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Ronald S Bergman, DO
(515) 222-1111
2000 Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg, Des Moines Ia 50312
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Audubon County Mem Hosp, Audubon, Ia; Broadlawns Med Ctr, Des Moines, Ia; Mercy Med Ctr, Des Moines, Ia; Metropolitan Med Ctr, Des Moines, Ia; Iowa Lutheran Hosp, Des Moines, Ia
Group Practice: Bergman Cosmetic Surgery

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James Maurice Boler, MD
(518) 847-4616
1301 Penn Ave Ste 213
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
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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