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Hallux Sesamoid

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Description

  • Ossificiation
    • Ossification occurs around 6-7 years old

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Vascular Supply

  • Derived from 3 sources[1]
    • Sesamoid arteries
    • Plantar non-articular arteries
    • Small vessels medial and lateral capsule

Innervation


Clinical Significance


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References

  1. Pretterklieber, Michael L., and Axel Wanivenhaus. "The arterial supply of the sesamoid bones of the hallux: the course and source of the nutrient arteries as an anatomical basis for surgical approaches to the great toe." Foot & ankle 13.1 (1992): 27-31.
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John Kiel on 9 November 2021 14:53:25
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9 November 2021 14:55:57
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