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Avascular Necrosis and Collapse of the Lunate Following a Volar Perilunate Dislocation: A Case Report and Review of this Complication in Dislocations of the Wrist.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  24822779     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Kienbock's disease occurs as a complication in less than 1% of volar perilunate dislocations of the wrist. One such case is reported here. The choice of open or closed treatment appears not to affect the incidence of avascular necrosis in this injury. Thus it is concluded that treatment should be dictated by the associated fractures or evidence of persistent scapholunate dissociation.
Authors:
J J Mueller
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Editorial    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Orthopedics     Volume:  7     ISSN:  0147-7447     ISO Abbreviation:  Orthopedics     Publication Date:  1984 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-05-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7806107     Medline TA:  Orthopedics     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1009-14     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright 2013, SLACK Incorporated.
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