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What is kienbocks disease in the wrist?
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Dr. Kent Chou
Surgery - Hand Surgery
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In brief: Loss of blood flow.
Kienbock's disease is a condition which is felt to be caused by decreased blood flow to the lunate bone in the wrist.
It can cause pain on the top of the wrist and may lead to arthritis of the wrist if not treated.

In brief: Loss of blood flow.
Kienbock's disease is a condition which is felt to be caused by decreased blood flow to the lunate bone in the wrist.
It can cause pain on the top of the wrist and may lead to arthritis of the wrist if not treated.
Dr. Kent Chou
Dr. Kent Chou
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Dr. Raymond Raven
Surgery - Hand Surgery
In brief: Blood supply problem
Kienböck's disease is a condition where the blood supply to the lunate bone of the wrist is impaired.
Over time the bone can die. This is called osteonecrosis. The cause is not completely understood.

In brief: Blood supply problem
Kienböck's disease is a condition where the blood supply to the lunate bone of the wrist is impaired.
Over time the bone can die. This is called osteonecrosis. The cause is not completely understood.
Dr. Raymond Raven
Dr. Raymond Raven
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