Os peroneum - diagram

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

The os peroneum is proximal to the styloid process of the fifth metacarpal, adjacent to the cuboid. 

Case Discussion

Diagram depicting an os peroneum which is found in up to 15% of the population and should not be confused with a normal apophysis of the 5th metatarsal or an avulsion or Jones fracture

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rID: 7643
Published: 16th Nov 2009
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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