Accessory ossicles of the lower limb

Dr Daniel J Bell and Dr Craig Hacking et al.

There are numerous named and unnamed accessory ossicles of the lower limb. These include:

Practical points

Although accessory ossicles are often reported as 'normal anatomic variants' (or similar) it is important to recognise that they are not always just an incidental pick-up but may be the source of the patient's symptoms.

See also 

Anatomy: Lower limb
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rID: 41553
Section: Anatomy
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