Kienböck’s disease of the lunate

Dawn Mitzner Laporte, Thomas J. Kim

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Abstract

Osteonecrosis of the lunate or Kienböck’s disease is an entity that has been recognized for over a century. It was fi rst described by the Austrian radiologist, Robert Kienböck, and is characterized by progressive pain and dysfunction of the wrist typically without any history of acute trauma. In this chapter, we will discuss the known pathophysiology, clinical evaluation, imaging, and treatments available.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOsteonecrosis
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Pages411-416
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9783642357671, 9783642357664
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014

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Osteonecrosis
Wrist
Pain
Wounds and Injuries
Therapeutics
Radiologists

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  • Medicine(all)

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Laporte, D. M., & Kim, T. J. (2014). Kienböck’s disease of the lunate. In Osteonecrosis (pp. 411-416). Springer Berlin Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-35767-1_57

Kienböck’s disease of the lunate. / Laporte, Dawn Mitzner; Kim, Thomas J.

Osteonecrosis. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2014. p. 411-416.

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Laporte, DM & Kim, TJ 2014, Kienböck’s disease of the lunate. in Osteonecrosis. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 411-416. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-35767-1_57
Laporte DM, Kim TJ. Kienböck’s disease of the lunate. In Osteonecrosis. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. 2014. p. 411-416 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-35767-1_57
Laporte, Dawn Mitzner ; Kim, Thomas J. / Kienböck’s disease of the lunate. Osteonecrosis. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2014. pp. 411-416
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