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Case reports: osteonecrosis of the capitate: a pediatric case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16505704     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We present what we think is the first documented occurrence of osteonecrosis of the capitate in a skeletally immature patient. Atraumatic osteonecrosis of the capitate is rare, and all reported cases have occurred in adults. Our pediatric patient was treated with observation and limited immobilization. He achieved a full recovery clinically and radiographically after 1 year. A review of the literature pertaining to osteonecrosis of the capitate also is provided.
C Scott Humphrey; Kayvon D Izadi; Paul W Esposito
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical orthopaedics and related research     Volume:  447     ISSN:  0009-921X     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Orthop. Relat. Res.     Publication Date:  2006 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-06-09     Completed Date:  2006-07-20     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0075674     Medline TA:  Clin Orthop Relat Res     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  256-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Omaha, Nebraska 68198-1080, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Capitate Bone / pathology*,  physiopathology
Child, Preschool
Combined Modality Therapy
Follow-Up Studies
Hand / physiopathology
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Osteonecrosis / diagnosis*,  rehabilitation*
Rare Diseases
Recovery of Function
Risk Factors
Severity of Illness Index
Treatment Outcome

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