sesamoid bone


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Synonyms for sesamoid bone

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

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Ceveneret al., "Incidence of accessory ossicles and sesamoid bones in the feet: a radiographic study of the Turkish subjects," Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy, vol.
Lateral deviation of sesamoid bones is also a typical pathological alteration in hallux valgus.
Transverse scans performed at the proximal sesamoid bones level showed a low volume of CM in the synovial cavity, whereas, in the pastern region, the distal DFTS pouch and synovial folds were clearly identified, because there was adequate distension by CM.
He suggested that these represented preexisting sesamoid bones [26].
Paul Messara's charge was reported to have sustained a cut above the sesamoid bone on her front leg when suffering an overreach.
Using molecular markers, the researchers can now show for the first time that it develops later than the real fingers from a transformed sesamoid bone in the wrist.
Sesamoid bone appearance as an indicator of adolescence.
"After the Heineken Cup match with Northampton I had a scan and it showed a fracture of the sesamoid bone," said the 25-year-old.
(20) The distinction between an accessory navicular bone and a sesamoid bone can be confusing.
Patella (pah-tehl-ah) This is the equivalent to the kneecap in humans, and is a large sesamoid bone that is located between the femur and the tibia in the hindquarter.
* S Stage : The first mineralization of the ulner sesamoid bone.
When her sesamoid bone exploded, she guaranteed her demise by trying to forge on through the fracture.
Fractures were not included if they involved the skull, bones of the face, mandible, cervical spine, or sesamoid bone of the hand, finger, or thumb.
Fractures were not included in the study if they involved the skull, bones of the face, mandible, cervical spine, or sesamoid bone of the hand, finger, or thumb.
Possibly a sesamoid bone, the spur could function as muscle or ligament attachment site, or possibly for increased movements as limb length increases.