Accessory ossicles of the lower limb

Last revised by Jeremy Jones on 4 Oct 2021

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 recognize that they are not always just an incidental pick-up but may be the source of the patient's symptoms.

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