Bipartite hallux sesamoid

Case contributed by Maulik S Patel
Diagnosis certain


Incidental finding

Patient Data

Age: Adult

Left foot: bipartite medial (tibial) sesamoid at the head of the 1st metatarsal.

Case Discussion

Bipartite hallux sesamoid is a common normal variant. The key differential diagnosis is a fractured sesamoid bone. 

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