Fabella

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Knee pain.

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

There is moderate degenerative changes. Incidental fabella indicated by arrow.

Case Discussion

The fabella is a sesamoid bone typically found in the lateral head of the gastrocnemius. It occurs in 10-30% of the population.

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Case Information

rID: 22123
Case created: 13th Mar 2013
Last edited: 17th Jan 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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