What is Boutonniere Deformity?
Boutonniere Deformity is an injury to the tendons in your fingers that usually prevents the finger from fully straightening. The result is that the middle joint of the injured finger bends down, while the fingertip bends back. If this injury is treated promptly, the deformity may progress, resulting in permanent deformity and impaired functioning.
Symptoms of Boutonnière Deformity
- Swelling and pain on the top of the middle joint finger
- Middle finger joint cannot be straighten
- Fingertip cannot be bend
Causes of Boutonnière Deformity
- Forceful blow to the bent finger
Treatment for Boutonnière Deformity
Self-Diagnose can bring more harm than treating it. It is good to know more about the injury but definitely not to the point of self-treatment. It will be much safer to get treated by Our Doctor, for more information or to book an appointment with Singapore Sports and Orthopaedic Clinic, you can call (+65) 6475 8011 , the hotline is open 24 hours. You may also send us an enquiry for appointment.Tags: boutonniere deformity, hand pain, hand treatment, singapore sports and orthopaedic clinic