Kienbock's disease.

@article{Schuind2008KienbocksD,
  title={Kienbock's disease.},
  author={Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Schuind and Samira Rajabi Eslami and Pascal Ledoux},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={2008},
  volume={90 2},
  pages={
          133-9
        }
}
Kienböck's disease is a form of osteonecrosis affecting the lunate. Its aetiology remains unknown. Morphological variations, such as negative ulnar variance, high uncovering of the lunate, abnormal radial inclination and/or a trapezoidal shape of the lunate and the particular pattern of its vascularity may be predisposing factors. A history of trauma is common. The diagnosis is made on plain radiographs, but MRI can be helpful early in the disease. A CT scan is useful to demonstrate fracture or… CONTINUE READING
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