Ossicles

Last revised by Dr Henry Knipe on 14 Oct 2021

Ossicles are "small bones" - the definition is really that broad! In human anatomy, the small bones in the middle ear are referred to as "the ossicles", but there are many other small bones in the hand and feet that appear are normal variant anatomy and are termed "accessory ossicles":

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Cases and figures

  • Os trigonum
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  • Os peroneum
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  • Os calcaneus secundarius
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  • Os supratrochleare dorsale
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