Lunate avascular necrosis

Case contributed by Townsville radiology training

Presentation

History of lupus/scleroderma

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Sclerosis and collapse of the right lunate with loss of 3 arches (posterior, middle, anterior).

Case Discussion

Lunate AVN is also known as Kienbock disease. 

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