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a disfiguring abnormality of shape or form

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an appearance that has been spoiled or is misshapen

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Boutonniere deformity results from the forced flexion of the PIPJ [Figure 8], a blow to the dorsum of the middle phalanx or volar dislocation of the PIPJ or the middle phalanx.[27],[28],[29],[30],[31],[32] Boutonniere deformity is most commonly seen in basketball and volleyball players.[32] Closed extension splinting is the initial treatment option for the boutonniere deformity, because splinting alone typically allows the central slip to heal.[16]
Greater deformity was observed in the right hand than left hand in our study with regard to piano key sign and boutonniere deformity, and no differences were detected concerning swan neck deformity, ulnar deviation, Z deformity, tenosynovitis, interosseous atrophy, or hypertrophic degeneration.
(5) If the rupture of the central extensor tendon is undetected or simply not treated, a Boutonniere deformity, in which the PIP joint is flexed and the DIP joint is hyperextended, is the likely result?
For example, when looking at the clinical slides for the hand, one can see a radiographic image of a "dorsal fracture dislocation injury, middle phalanges of the fingers" or a photograph showing "Boutonniere deformity, rheumatoid patient."