Os supratalare

Dr Henry Knipe and R Bronson et al.

An os supratalare is an accessory ossicle of the foot located at the superior aspect of the talar head or neck. It has a reported incidence of ~1% (range 0.2-2.4%) 1. It is almost always asymptomatic. 

Differential diagnosis

  • os supranaviculare is also anatomically seen in close proximity to the superior margin of the navicular and is often mistaken as os supratalare
  • os talotibiale
  • avulsion fracture
Anatomy: Lower limb

Anatomy: Lower limb

Article information

rID: 1782
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:

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