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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