Avascular necrosis of the lunate bone (Kienbock's disease)

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad A. ElBeialy


Chronic wrist pain

Patient Data

Age: 49 years
Gender: Female

Diffuse marrow signal alteration of the lunate bone seen displaying low signal on T1WIs and T2WIs. Mild radiocarpal and intercarpal joint effusion.

    Case Discussion

    Avascular necrosis of the lunate bone (Kienbock's disease).

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    Case information

    rID: 42518
    Published: 9th Feb 2016
    Last edited: 9th Feb 2016
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