Cartilaginous sesamoid or nodule of the interphalangeal joint of the big toe.

Since 1971, a cartilaginous sesamoid or nodule has been identified in the plantar ligament of the interphalangeal joint of the big toe in 29 of the 58 patients (50%) from whom spurs of the plantar medical aspect of the adjacent phalanges were removed because of painful callouses. It is felt that the firm mass of the cartilaginous sesamoid may have… CONTINUE READING