Kienböck's disease

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Kienböck's disease

[kēn‚beks di‚zēz]
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The major cause implicated in carpal bone AVN is trauma or microtrauma as in Kienbock disease [3, 8].
(56,57) It has been most commonly reported in the femoral head, (56-58) although atypical presentations have been reported, including Kienbock disease. (59) Today, it is very rarely encountered largely due to the advent and increased use of immunomodulators over corticosteroids for long-term treatment of IBD.
Wright II fractures and dislocation of the carpal bones including kienbock disease. Campbell's Operative Orthopaedics, 11th edition Mosby Elsevier, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA 2008;4:4012-34.