((Kienböck's disease)

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Causes Diagnosis Management
  • Former serious carpal injury.
  • Former carpal dislocation in which the lunate looses all attachments to soft tissue thereby losing its blood supply.
  • It may have no previous history at all
 
  • Adjustment of occupation or vocation.
  • Surgical excision of lunate with exposure of exposure of lunate, if the above is not successful.

 

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