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When you have pain in your wrist due to a fracture that ...

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When you have pain in your wrist due to a fracture that failed to heal causing the bone to die. What is the medical terminology of this condition?
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  DoogleNK replied 9 years ago.
Kienbock's disease-- fracture/ trauma of lunate bone causing avascular necrosis of lunate bone & resultant arthritis of wrist

Similarly, traumatic fracture of scaphoid bone can cause avascular necrosis & wrist arthritis. This is much more common than Kienbock'c disease.

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