Bipartite hallux sesamoid

Case contributed by Mohammad Taghi Niknejad
Diagnosis certain


Work up for trauma. Incidental finding.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male

Bipartite medial hallux sesamoid bone of the right foot.

Case Discussion

Multipartite hallux sesamoids are a common normal variant, present in up to 33% of hallux sesamoids. They are more commonly bipartite than tripartite. 

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