Fabella

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete
X-ray

One fabella is observed as an incidental finding.

Case Discussion

A fabella is a sesamoid bone, a small seed-shaped bone, which is formed in the tendon of the gastrocnemius muscle near its attachment to the femur.

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Case information

rID: 27428
Case created: 3rd Feb 2014
Last edited: 8th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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