Idiopathic avascular necrosis of the capitate--a case report and a review of the literature.

@article{Niesten2002IdiopathicAN,
  title={Idiopathic avascular necrosis of the capitate--a case report and a review of the literature.},
  author={J. A. Niesten and Jan A. N. Verhaar},
  journal={Hand surgery : an international journal devoted to hand and upper limb surgery and related research : journal of the Asia-Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand},
  year={2002},
  volume={7 1},
  pages={
          159-61
        }
}
Avascular necrosis (AVN) of the capitate is a rare condition. A case report is presented with a review of the literature.