Kienbock disease

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Craig Hacking


Atraumatic wrist pain

Patient Data

Age: 25-30 years
Gender: Male

Irregularity, collapse and sclerosis of the lunate bone indicating Kienbock disease. There is strong ulnar negative variance.

Case Discussion

Kienbock disease is the idiopathic AVN of the lunate bone, seen mostly in younger adults and associated with negative ulnar variance.

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Case information

rID: 54105
Published: 22nd Jun 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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