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2. the lunate bone; see anatomic Table of Bones in the Appendices. lunate.

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Wrist ligament injury
Perilunate and Lunate Dislocations
Notes: The normal scapho-lunate ligament is a hyperechioc triangular structure between the scaphoid and lunate bones.
Avascular Necrosis Of The Lunate Presenting As Persistent Severe
Avascular Necrosis Of The Lunate Presenting As Persistent Severe. Wrist Pain After Minor Trauma: A Case Report. Hena R.
Analysis of Triquetral-Lunate Fusion
Fusion of the centers of the triquetral and lunate (the 0s lunato- triquetrum) was observed in 1.

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Michael Putnam: Broken wrist could sideline Putnam until 2012
Michael Putnam learned late on Wednesday that he has "a severe fracture of the lunate bone in his left wrist," according to The News Tribune, and may be out of action until next year. Putnam received the news following an MRI in Reno this week.
Rea on verge of comeback
He faced a lengthy lay-off after sustaining a complicated injury to his right wrist, breaking the distal end of his radius and rupturing his scaphoid lunate ligament.

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Lunate bone - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The lunate bone (semilunar bone) is a carpal bone (wrist bone) in the human hand that may be distinguished by its deep concavity and crescentic outline.
Lunate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lunate is a term meaning crescent or moon-shaped.
Lunate Dislocation - Treatment of a Lunate Dislocation
A lunate dislocation is an injury to the wrist. One of the small wrist bones, called the carpal bones, shifts out of position.
Lunate fractures
Lunate - Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics

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