Lunate dislocation

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Note the triangular shape of the lunate on the PA projection. The lateral view show 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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Case information

rID: 11587
Published: 20th Oct 2010
Last edited: 14th Dec 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included