Popliteus muscle sesamoid bone (cyamella): appearance on radiographs, CT and MRI

@article{Akansel2006PopliteusMS,
  title={Popliteus muscle sesamoid bone (cyamella): appearance on radiographs, CT and MRI},
  author={G. Akansel and N. Inan and H. T. Sarisoy and Y. Anik and S. Akansel},
  journal={Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy},
  year={2006},
  volume={28},
  pages={642-645}
}
Popliteus muscle sesamoid bone, also known as cyamella, is an accessory ossicle that is located in the vicinity of the proximal musculo tendinous junction. While commonly seen in small mammals such as cats and dogs, its presence in humans is very rare. In this report, we present the radiological findings of the popliteus muscle sesamoid bone, incidentally detected in a 47-year-old male. CT and MRI features of this ossicle are described. 
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