Hallux sesamoid fracture
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Rasuli B, Hallux sesamoid fracture. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 21 Mar 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-159016
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25 Dec 2022
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Jame Jam Advanced Medical Imaging Centre
Left foot trauma and pain over the first metatarsal head on the plantar side.
Age: 30 years
From the case: Hallux sesamoid fracture
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There is an irregular and predominantly sagittal-oriented fracture line through the body of the lateral sesamoid bone.
Hallux sesamoid fractures are the commonest foot sesamoid fractures, with the medial sesamoid fractured more frequently than the lateral one 1.
- 1. Nwawka O, Hayashi D, Diaz L et al. Sesamoids and Accessory Ossicles of the Foot: Anatomical Variability and Related Pathology. Insights Imaging. 2013;4(5):581-93. doi:10.1007/s13244-013-0277-1 - Pubmed