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Lunate dislocation

Case contributed by The Radswiki
Diagnosis certain

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.

x-ray

Note the triangular shape of the lunate on the PA projection. The lateral view shows volar dislocation of the lunate. The remaining carpal bones are in normal alignment.

Case Discussion

Radiographs of the wrist demonstrating volar dislocation of the lunate

These images are from Dr. John Hunter's amazing MSK collection. Dr. John Hunter is a professor in the department of radiology (musculoskeletal section) at UC Davis School of Medicine.

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