Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) represents the most common compressive neuropathy of the upper limb (1). There are a myriad of causes of CTS, of which carpal fractures and dislocations are known aetiologies. Volar lunate dislocations are the most common carpal dislocations described (1). Approximately 25% of perilunate dislocations are missed on initial presentation, resulting in delayed diagnosis and likely poorer outcomes (1–3). A case of chronic lunate dislocation presenting as CTS is presented here to highlight diagnostic pitfalls and management options.