Accessory navicular syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Medial foot pain

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female

Type 2 accessory navicular with mild high signal across the synchondrosis. Normal tibialis posterior tendon insertion. 

Annotated image

Arrows highlight the location of the type 2 accessory navicular synchondrosis with adjacent high signal. 

Case Discussion

Accessory naviculars are relatively common and usually asymptomatic. When symptomatic and have corresponding MRI findings of edema/inflammation then the term "accessory navicular syndrome" can be used. 

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Case information

rID: 70425
Published: 23rd Aug 2019
Last edited: 21st Feb 2020
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