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Kienbock disease

Synonym(s) Aseptic necrosis of the lunate bone
Osteochondritis of the lunate bone
Osteochondrosis of the lunate bone
Prevalence -
Inheritance -
Age of onset -
  • M92.2
  • M93.2
  • C0022682
MeSH -
  • 10064242


Disease definition

Kienbock disease is a rare bone disorder of unknown etiology characterized clinically by osteonecrosis of the carpal lunate, eventually leading to collapse of the lunate bone impacting wrist function.

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