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Kienbock's disease in a varsity football player: a case report and review of the literature.
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PMID:  23204571     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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OBJECTIVE: To present the diagnostic, clinical features, and management of Kienbock's disease and create awareness of the differential diagnosis of this condition in patients presenting with insidious, progressive dorsal wrist pain.
CLINICAL FEATURES: A 23-year old male varsity football player presented with insidious progressive dorsal sided wrist pain with reduced wrist flexion and extension. A diagnosis of Kienbock's disease was made based on radiographs and magnetic resonance imaging.
INTERVENTION AND OUTCOME: A 3mm ulnar-minus variance was found and a joint leveling procedure to shorten the radius was performed. Conservative therapy was provided pre and post surgical management.
SUMMARY: This case report demonstrates the importance of findings on radiographs, MRI, and clinical examination in the accurate diagnosis and management of a patient with wrist pain.
Authors:
Michelle A Laframboise; Robert Gringmuth; Christopher Greenwood
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association     Volume:  56     ISSN:  0008-3194     ISO Abbreviation:  J Can Chiropr Assoc     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-03     Completed Date:  2012-12-04     Revised Date:  2013-05-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7507184     Medline TA:  J Can Chiropr Assoc     Country:  Canada    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  275-82     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, 6100 Leslie Street, Toronto, Canada ; Division of Graduate Studies, Sports Sciences, Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, 6100 Leslie Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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