Fractures of the sesamoids of the thumb, which are usually overlooked in examination, are rare injuries. Localized swelling, pain, and restricted motion can develop in the thumb after the injury. The ulnar and radial sesamoid bones of the thumb are avascular structures with pretendinous location.
Please take this quick survey to tell us about what happens after you publish a paper. International Orthopaedics. The sesamoid bones were studied in hands and feet in 50 cadavers and in radiographs of the hands of South Sinai Bedouin children.
Kalantari is a Radiology Resident, Dr. Chow is an Assistant Clinical Professor, and Dr. Accessory bones, or ossicles, are considered to be normal anatomic variants.
Language: English Italian. The fractures of sesamoid bones of the hand are rare, sometimes the diagnosis is missed. We report a case of fracture of both the ulnar and radial sesamoids of the metacarpophalangeal MCP joint of the thumb. The trauma hyperextension of the thumb during a soccer match also caused a lesion of the volar plate.
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There is rare studies with regard to sesamoid bone variations of the hand in addition to its prevalence and distribution. This study aims to assess both the prevalence and variation of sesamoid bones of the hand. A retrospective review of posteroanterior PA and oblique radiographs of left and right hands of adult patients obtained from four hospitals was performed.
Use the link below to share a full-text version of this article with your friends and colleagues. Learn more. The prevalence of sesamoid bones in the hands has been reported in some previous articles.