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Causes Diagnosis Management
  • Lunate is affected more commonly than other bones of carpus.
 
  • Reduction
  • Place traction on the hand in extension. With pressure on the displaced bone and traction maintained, the bone is placed back in position.
  • Open reduction with surgical exposure of the lunate may be necessary when dealing with a missed dislocation.

 


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