Sesamoiditis

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell

Presentation

Foot pain over 1st metatarsal head

Patient Data

Age: 12
Gender: Male
X-ray

Medial sesamoid is slightly sclerotic (arrow) and irregular in shape. 

Medial great sesamoid is also bipartite (arrow) as is the lateral.

MRI

Bone marrow oedema in the medial sesamoid (arrow in axial). Bipartite medial great sesamoid with bone marrow oedema on either side of the syndesmosis.

Minor soft tissue oedema overlying the sesmoid (arrow in sagittal).

 

 

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Case information

rID: 16740
Case created: 16th Feb 2012
Last edited: 21st Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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