Sesamoid Bones

Known as: Bones, Sesamoid, Sesamoid bone, Os sesamoideum 
Nodular bones which lie within a tendon and slide over another bony surface. The kneecap (see PATELLA) is a sesamoid bone.
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2008
2008
Most accessory ossicles and sesamoid bones of the ankle and the foot remain asymptomatic; however, they have increasingly been… (More)
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2007
2007
The objective was to relate the incidence of the partition of the hallucal sesamoid bones to the size of the first metatarsal and… (More)
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2007
2007
The incidence and ossification of sesamoid bones in the hands and feet were studied in 922 radiographs (400 hands and 522 feet… (More)
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2002
2002
Over a period of one year we treated nine fractures ofhe sesamoid bones of the hallux, five of which were in the medial sesamoid… (More)
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1993
1993
The sesamoid bones of the first metatarsal exhibit a special anatomic configuration, enveloped by the tendons of the flexor… (More)
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1991
1991
Eight untrained 2-year-old Thoroughbred horses were used in a study of the remodeling response of the proximal sesamoid bone (PSB… (More)
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1989
1989
The authors undertake an anatomical study of the sesamoid apparatus to determine its mechanical functions. The intersesamoid… (More)
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1988
Review
1988
Problems of the sesamoid bones of the metatarsophalangeal joint of the great toe are critical in maintaining full ability to… (More)
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1984
1984
The normal characteristics of the hallux sesamoid bones were studied in 200 toes (100 dissections and 100 radiographs from… (More)
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1977
1977
The sesamoids generally appear as small ovoid bones adjacent to articulations or at sites where tendons are angled about osseous… (More)
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