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Synonyms for sesamoid

any of several small round bones formed in a tendon where it passes over a joint

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The sesamoids of the feet in humans: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
In the bipartite sesamoid, margins become rounded and sclerotic.
The differential diagnosis for subacute to chronic pain localized to the sesamoids includes repetitive stress injury (sesamoiditis or capsular strain), fracture or stress fracture, osteoarthritis, osteonecrosis, and gout.
Being usually asymptomatic, Pathology associated with these sesamoids is very rare, although it may be seen in cases of repeated cyclic loading, overuse, diabetes, infection, degenerative disease, osteonecrosis or trauma.
The sesamoid bones lie embedded in the plantar aspect of the flexor hallucis brevis tendon.
According to previous findings the tibia is separate so it is more similar to a sesamoid bone.
Fetlock, formed by the cannon, two sesamoid bones, and the first phalanx, or long pastern
The hallux sesamoids can be associated with acute or stress fractures.
As HV increases, the AdH becomes a deforming force and tethers the sesamoids and proximal phalanx as the first MT deviates medially.
flexor digitorum profundus and the tendons that inserts onto the digits, with one or two palmar sesamoids embedded in it (this extension has been called the flexor plate by Haines, 1950).
Distal sesamoids were x-rayed and evaluated for lollipop lesions.
Osteonecrosis of the tibial and fibular sesamoids in an aerobics instructor.
DISCUSSION: The function of sesamoids at metacarpophalangeal joint of thumb related to stabilization and protection of flexor region of the joint (4).