lunate bone


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lunate bone

n.
The second of three bones forming the proximal row of bones in the wrist. Also called semilunar bone.
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Noun1.lunate bone - one of the eight small wrist boneslunate bone - one of the eight small wrist bones  
carpal, carpal bone, wrist bone - any of the eight small bones of the wrist of primates
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semilunaire
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The radiograph of the wrist revealed abnormal shape of lunate bone with decrease height, radio-opacity, and flattening (Figure 1).
For the nutrient foramina without enhanced arteries, Pichler and Putz [16] studied the venous drainage of the lunate bone with epoxy injection through an artificial intraosseous canal, which suggested that there might be veins and/or nerves passing through the nutrient foramina without enhanced arteries.
One year after, the PA and lateral radiographs showed union of the CMC III joint fusion without hardware failure, but there was pronounced destruction at the proximal pole of the reconstructed capitate bone and at the distal facet of lunate bone, and a positive ring sign associated with distinctive volar tilt of scaphoid bone in the absence of an injury after the second procedure (Figure 2(a)).
INTRODUCTION: Kienbocks disease is osteonecrosis of lunate bone, it progresses slowly to various stages of disease, eventually lunate bone collapses, altering surrounding carpal bone architecture.
I suffered from Kienbock's disease, which is a breakdown of the lunate bone in the wrist when I started bodybuilding in 2006 in Australia.
Kienbock's disease is an unusual problem that causes osteonecrosis and collapse of the lunate bone, which leads to chronic dysfunction and pain.
Excision of the lunate bone in the late stages of Kienbock's disease relieves the pain.
(1) It has been defined as a specific form of osteonecrosis affecting the lunate bone of the carpus.