Os supranaviculare

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Multi-trauma post MVA.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

No fracture or malalignment. No dislocation.

Well-corticated bony fragment at the supero-dorsal aspect of the right navicular bone is most in keeping with an incidental os supranaviculare. 

Modality: Annotated image

Red circle highlights the position of os supranaviculare. 

Case Discussion

Os supranaviculare is one of many accessory ossicles of the foot and is an incidental finding. It should not be confused with a fracture and in this case the typical position and well-corticated edges favour an accessory ossicle. 

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Case Information

rID: 26196
Case created: 5th Dec 2013
Last edited: 4th Sep 2015
Tag: variant
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