Objective: To investigate clinical and imaging differential diagnosis and tennis stroke biomechanics potentially involved in lunate stress injury pathogenesis.
Methods: The present report describes five competitive tennis players with overuse-related dorsal wrist pain assessed by magnetic resonance imaging.
Results: Magnetic resonance imaging revealed the presence of lunate stress injury. All players were treated conservatively, with symptom resolution and complete functional recovery achieved at 14 weeks.
Conclusions: Lunate stress injuries should be considered in the differential diagnosis of overuse-related dorsal wrist pain in tennis players.
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