Osteochondritis of the hallux sesamoid bones.

Abstract

Osteochondritis of the sesamoid bones is an infrequent condition which may affect both the medial and lateral hallux sesamoids. Those cases refractory to conservative treatment can be satisfactorily solved by carrying out its surgical excision. We present a literature review about its causes, pathophysiology, the diagnostic methods and the treatments options.

DOI: 10.1016/j.fas.2008.02.004

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@article{Garrido2008OsteochondritisOT, title={Osteochondritis of the hallux sesamoid bones.}, author={Ignacio Mart{\'i}nez Garrido and Marta Navarro Bosch and Mar{\'i}a S{\'a}nchez Gonz{\'a}lez and Vicente Vicent Cars{\'i}}, journal={Foot and ankle surgery : official journal of the European Society of Foot and Ankle Surgeons}, year={2008}, volume={14 4}, pages={175-9} }