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Treatments For Kienbocks Disease
No: Kienbocks is a avascular necrosis and or collapse of the lunate bone of the wrist usually due to abnormal forces placed on the bone by an anatomic abnormality. Treatment if symptomatic and progressive is surgical, correcting the underlying abnormality and sometimes using vascularized bone grafts ...Read more
Keinbocks disease: Is from something called avascular necrosis, when the blood supply to the lunate diminished. The exact cause is not known. Other bones can get arthritic during keinbocks due to a collapse in the structure of the lunate and it's effect on the forces on the wrist . While medication may relieve symtoms due to keinbocks it doesnt cure or alter the disease itself. See a hand surgeon to discuss this. ...Read more
I had kienbocks disease in my left wrist, so what is the likelihood of it happening to my right wrist?
What to do if I have kienbocks disease in my right wrist and i'm the radial shortening procedure for kienbocks?
Keinbock's is a: Wrist and hand problem where the lunate, a carpal bone, undergoes a vascular insult or avascular necrosis and the bone literally " dies". It is associated with discomfort and pain in the wrist. Treatment is dependent upon level of discomfort and stage or degree of involvement . In some instances radial shortening is thought to "decompress" the lunate and improve mechanics and blood flow. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with kienbocks disease and was wondering could it be related to a disease called charcot-marie-tooth?
Kienbock's /Charcot: There is no relation between kienbock's disease and charcot-marie tooth syndrome. The former is a condition which affects the blood supply to a bone in the wrist and the latter is a genetic disorder which affects the nerves in the spinal column. Please check with your physician for confirmation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had surgery on my wrist for kienbocks disease in oct. And recently either the (triquertrum or pisiform) bone and been hurting bad should I worry?
Long answer to this: Sometimes nothing, sometimes very expensive lifetime meds, and many options in between, depending on the symptoms and their duration. If you have confirmed or likely diagnosis, you deserve a long dicussion. ...Read more
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