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Kienböck Disease

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Synonyms of Kienböck Disease

  • Lunatomalacia
  • Osteochondrosis of the Lunate Bone

Disorder Subdivisions

  • No subdivisions found.

General Discussion

Kienböck Disease is an acquired bone disorder. Abnormalities of the lunate bone in the wrist develops following an injury or inflammation. Recurrent pain and stiffness occur in conjunction with thickening, swelling and tenderness in soft tissue overlying the lunate bone. The range of motion in the wrist may become limited.

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