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Kienbock disease

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.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Aseptic necrosis of the lunate bone
    • Lunatomalacia
    • Osteochondrosis of the lunate bone
    • Progressive avascular necrosis of the lunate bone
  • Prevalence: -
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: -
  • ICD-10: M92.2  M93.1
  • ICD-11: FB81.0
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0022682
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 9690
  • MedDRA: 10064242
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