Sesamoid Bones

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Sesamoid Bones

 

short bones occurring in the joint capsules of the fingers and toes in animals and man. Their number is inconstant, varying from one to eight.

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Increased and chronic accumulation of stress to the fabella may, in turn, lead to a fracture of this sesamoid bone [11].
The evaluation of sesamoid fractures with MRI is difficult because of their small size and low signal.
5) In forcefully plantarflexing her great toe against a surface until a "crack" was elicited, our patient may have injured the sesamoid by forcing it along the head of the first metatarsal.
However, we believe this classification to be not well-comprehended and so we simplified it to 4[degrees], as follows: (I) The sesamoid stays in situ or not beyond 25% of the central axis of the first metatarsal [Figure 3]a.
2,4) Radiographic findings on these sesamoid bones suggest that race may have a strong predisposing effect on its presence.
The medial capsule and collateral ligaments attenuate, and the lateral structures, including the deep transverse intermetatarsal ligament, the lateral sesamoid complex, and the adductor hallucis muscle, tighten to produce a lateral pull on the phalanx.
Bjork utilized certain anatomi- cal sites located on the phalanges, abductor sesamoid, carpal and radius bone, which have predictable and consistent time of onset of ossification.
The pisiform unlike other carpal bones does not have six surfaces and is virtually a sesamoid bone.
The World Championship bronze medallist had a problem with the sesamoid bones in her foot and was told not to run, a break she believes will pay dividends when Kluft arrives in Birmingham on February 16.