The Radiological Prevalence of Incidental Kienböck Disease

Golay, Saroj K. and Rust, Philippa and Ring, David (2016) The Radiological Prevalence of Incidental Kienböck Disease. The Archives of Bone and Joint Surgery, 4 (3). pp. 220-223.

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 Background:To determine the prevalence of incidental Kienböck disease.  Methods: A retrospective analysis of 150,912 radiological reports or images obtained over a five year period was performed of 76,174 patients who underwent a radiograph or computed tomography scan which included the wrist, in Edinburgh and Lothian, UK. Results: There were 5 cases of incidental Kienböck disease and 13 cases of symptomatic Kienböck disease. There were no significant differences in age, sex, ethnicity, comorbidities, smoking status, excess alcohol use or Lichtman stage between the incidental and symptomatic Kienböck groups. Conclusion: The radiological prevalence of incidental Kienböck disease was 0.0066 or 7 in 100,000 patients.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WE Musculoskeletal system
WO Surgery
Divisions: Journals > Archives of Bone & Joint Surgery
Depositing User: abjs abjs
Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2017 13:55
Last Modified: 24 Sep 2017 13:55

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