Abstract| Volume 39, ISSUE 9, SUPPLEMENT , e5-e6, September 2014

Characteristic Features and Natural Evolution of Kienböck Disease: Five Years Results of a Prospective Case Series and Retrospective Case Series of 106 Patients

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      Scientific databases index numerous references related to the treatment of Kienböck’s disease, yet little is known about the nature of the disease and its pathognomonic features. This study provides a cross-sectional analysis of the pattern and extent of osteonecrosis in a large cohort and a longitudinal analysis to determine the spontaneous disease progression in single patients who have not had surgical management until fragmentation of the lunate.
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