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What is a Boutonnière Deformity? (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

This is when the middle joint of a finger becomes bent and the end joint becomes over-straight. It can start if there is a lot of swelling in the middle joint of the finger. The tendons that keep the finger straight get stretched, weak, slip out of place, and may eventually tear. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
Body Location:
  • Bones, Joints, and Muscles
Disorders and Conditions:
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis,
  • Deformity,
  • Arthritic,
  • Boutonniere,
  • Inflammatory
  • All
  • Rehabilitation/Centralized Allied Health
Revision Date:
June 15, 2018
Reproduction Rights:
Adapted from Vancouver Coastal Health Images used with permission from Vancouver Coastal Health
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