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An os peroneum is a small accessory bone of the foot located at the lateral aspect of the cuboid within the substance of the fibularis longus tendon as it arches around the cuboid.
It is a very common anatomical variant, seen in up to 26% of feet 1.
It should not be mistaken for:
It can produce pathology (os peroneum syndrome) including fracture, fibularis longus tenosynovitis, and fibularis longus tendon tear.
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