Avascular necrosis of the capitate is a rare entity. The most common reported etiology is trauma. We report a case of avascular necrosis of the capitate in a patient with chronic wrist pain that began after a single episode of remote trauma.
- Avascular necrosis
- Distal radius bone graft
- Extensor compartmental artery
- Stages avascular necrosis
- Vascular supply carpus
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging