Kienbock’s disease

Robert Kienbock; a Viennese radiologist described 16 cases of avascular necrosis of lunate in 1910. Similar changes of lunate in anatomical specimen was reported by Peste in 1843, but Kienbock's report was the first clinical report. Etiology The cause of Kienbock disease is thought to be due to mechanical or vascular causes. Negative ulnar variance … Continue reading Kienbock’s disease