Avascular necrosis of the capitate

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)31-36
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Radiology Case Reports
Volume5
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 2011

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Wounds and Injuries
Wrist
Chronic Pain

Keywords

  • Avascular necrosis
  • Capitate
  • Distal radius bone graft
  • Extensor compartmental artery
  • Scaphoid
  • Stages avascular necrosis
  • Vascular supply carpus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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Avascular necrosis of the capitate. / Bekele, Wosen; Escobedo, Eva M; Allen, Robert H.

In: Journal of Radiology Case Reports, Vol. 5, No. 6, 2011, p. 31-36.

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