Osteonecrosis lunate

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

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6 week history of wrist pain

Modality: X-ray

Sclerosis and loss of height  of lunate

Case Discussion

There is diffuse sclerosis and some flattening of the lunate in association with slight negative ulnar variance. Findings are consistent with avascular necrosis of the lunate (Kienbock disease). 

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Case Information

rID: 10217
Case created: 23rd Jul 2010
Last edited: 6th Oct 2015
Tag: avn
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