From the case: Fabella

X-ray
Lateral
Modality: X-ray (Lateral)

- “ A fabella is a sesamoid bone, a small seed-shaped bone, which is formed in the tendon of the gastrocnemius muscle near its attachment to the femur. ”

Used in the following article:

  • Fabella - “ The fabella is an accessory ossicle typically found in the lateral head of the gastrocnemius. It occurs in ~20% (range 10-30%) of the population 1...”

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