Kienbock disease

Case contributed by Dr Craig Hacking

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Atraumatic wrist pain

Patient Data

Age: 25-30 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

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
Case created: 22nd Jun 2017
Last edited: 18th Aug 2017
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