lunate

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lunate

[′lü‚nāt]
(biology)
Crescent-shaped
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The intraosseous arterial pattern of the carpal lunate bone and its relation to avascular necrosis.
Multifocal GCT of carpal bones and multicentric occurrence involving nine sites of both upper extremities including the lunate bone in a course over 16 years were also described in two skeletally immature male patients with age of 14 and starting with age of 13 years [6, 7].
Plain radiograph of the left wrist revealed sclerosis, fragmentation and collapse of lunate bone with normal ulnar variance and normal radiolunate articular surface.
For placement of vascularized bone graft, the wrist joint capsule was incised and the bone graft was then placed in an about 4 mm deep and wide hole which was made in the middle of the lunate bone.
Resisted range of motion of the left wrist reproduced dull and achy pain surrounding the lunate bone in flexion, extension, pronation, supination, ulnar deviation, and radial deviation.
045-inch K-wires placed from the scaphoid to the lunate bone.