Accessory ossicles

Dr Jeremy Jones et al.

Accessory ossicles are secondary ossification centres that are separate from the adjacent bone. In most cases, they are congenital in origin, although they may occur as a result of trauma or local degenerative disease 2:

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rID: 24090
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Accessory ossicle

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    Figure 1: accessory ossicles of the foot
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    Case 1: fabella
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    Figure 2: accessory ossicles of the foot
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    Case 2: os triangulare
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    Case 3: os trigonum
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