Kienböck disease

Case contributed by Dr Bahman Rasuli


Wrist pain.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male

The lunate bone is collapsed and displays diffuse low signal intensity in all sequences.

Degenerative cystic changes also are seen at the lunate bone.

Mild wrist joint effusion is noted.

No scapholunate dissociation.

There is intact triangular fibrocartilage.

Unremarkable flexor and extensor tendons.

Case Discussion

Avascular necrosis of the lunate bone (Kienbock disease).

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Case information

rID: 72443
Published: 26th Nov 2019
Last edited: 26th Nov 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Jame Jam Imaging Center

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