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Lunotriquetral Coalition

Lunotriquetral coalition MRI




Lunotriquetral Coalition ICD-9

Lunotriquetral Coalition Etiology / Epidemiology / Natural History

  • Most common carpal coalition
  • Incidence @ 0.1%; much more common in African-Americans
  • Can be associated with Ellis-van Creveld syndrome, Holt-Oram syndrome, Turner's syndrome, and arthrogryposis

Lunotriquetral Coalition Anatomy

Lunotriquetral Coalition Clinical Evaluation

Lunotriquetral Coalition Xray / Diagnositc Tests

  • Patients with a lunotriquetral coalition often have a widen scapholunate space which is a normal anatomic variant and not neccessarily scapholunate instability. (Metz VM, Radiology 1993;188:557)

Lunotriquetral Coalition Classification / Treatment

  • Generally aymptomatic with no treatment required.  Fibrous coalitions may be painful and require fusion. 

Lunotriquetral Coalition Associated Injuries / Differential Diagnosis

  • Ellis-van Creveld syndrome
  • Holt-Oram syndrome
  • Turner's syndrome
  • Arthrogryposis

Lunotriquetral Coalition Complications

Lunotriquetral Coalition Follow-up Care

Lunotriquetral Coalition Review References


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