Bipartite hallux sesamoid

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Incidental finding

X-ray

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

Case Discussion

Common normal variant. Key differential diagnosis is a fractured sesamoid bone. 

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Case information

rID: 13051
Published: 21st Feb 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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