Os peroneum

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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Incidental finding

Modality: X-ray

Incidental os peroneum should not be mistaken for an apophysis or avulsion fracture of the base of the fifth metatarsal.

Case Discussion

An os peroneum is a small accessory bone located just proximal to the base of the 5thmetatarsal and located within the substance of peroneus longus tendon as it arches around the cuboid.

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Case Information

rID: 8893
Case created: 8th Mar 2010
Last edited: 24th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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