Osteonecrosis of the Lunate: Kienböck Disease

Dana Rioux-Forker, Alexander Y. Shin

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Kienböck disease, osteonecrosis of the lunate, is a well-known but poorly understood complication seen by hand surgeons. This review presents the background and important patient-specific parameters of the disease and reviews the numerous treatment options that exist for the disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)570-584
Number of pages15
JournalThe Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Issue number14
StatePublished - Jul 15 2020

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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