Kienbock's disease

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What is Kienbock's disease?

Kienböck's disease is a condition where the blood supply to one of the small bones of the hand/wrist (lunate bone) is interrupted. Common symptoms include wrist pain, tenderness on the top of the hand, decreased wrist motion, and decreased grip strength.

Common symptoms reported by people with Kienbock's disease

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with Kienbock's disease

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

Data from patients with Kienbock's disease, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Kienbock's disease

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
drowsiness nausea
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with Kienbock's disease, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has Kienbock's disease on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 4
30s 6
40s 11
50s 10
60s 5
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 3
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 5
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 3
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 7
Female 31

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 13
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from Kienbock's disease patients who have completed their condition history
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