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2008 Athletic Foot Injuries eMedicine Sports Medicine

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/85639-overview

Athletic foot injuries can be difficult to properly diagnose and treat. Bearing the weight of the entire body, the foot is under tremendous stress. In many sports, the foot absorbs tremendous shearing and loading forces, sometimes reaching over 20 times the person's body weight. Physicians who treat these disorders must...
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Accessory Ossicles and Sesamoid Bones Medscape

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/564711_8

From Applied Radiology Appl Radiol. 2007;36(10):28-37. Accessory Ossicles and Sesamoid Bones: Spectrum of Pathology and Imaging Evaluation Dr. Kalantari; Dr. Seeger; Dr. Chow; Dr. Motamedi Author Information Abstract (full text avaialble)
The authors describe a spectrum of accessory ossicle and sesamoid pathology and suggest appropriate imaging modalities. While they are considered to be normal...
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Accessory Ossicles and Sesamoid Bones Spectrum of Pathology and Imaging Hallux Sesamoids

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/564711_11

The hallux sesamoids can be associated with acute or stress fractures. Although much less common than stress fractures, avascular necrosis of the hallux sesamoid bones should be considered in the differential diagnosis of persistent forefoot pain. The tibial sesamoid is more likely to fracture than the fibular sesamoid because of...
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Common Dance Injuries Sesamoiditis

Location: http://www.med.nyu.edu/hjd/harkness/patients/injuries/foot.html#sesamoid

Part of a page describing injuries in dancers.
The sesamoids provide a support surface while the dancer is on demi-pointe. The tendon that runs between the sesamoids can become inflamed, causing sesamoiditis, a form of tendinitis. Pain is focused under the big toe on the ball of the foot. With sesamoiditis,...
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Patient Guide to Sesamoid Problems eOrthopod

Location: http://www.eorthopod.com/public/patient_education/6491/sesamoid_problems.html

Two pea-sized bones, called sesamoids, are embedded within the soft tissues under the main joint of the big toe. Even though they are small in size, the sesamoids play an important role in how the foot and big toe work. If the sesamoids are injured, they...
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Sesamoid Bones of the Foot Wheeless

Location: http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/sesamoid_bones_of_the_foot

Discussion of anatomy, function, consequences of excision, radiographs and patho-anatomy
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Sesamoid Fractures Wheeless

Location: http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/sesamoid_fractures

Discussion notes, differential diagnosis, radiographs, acute treatment, treatment of stress fractures and excision of sesamoids
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Sesamoid Problems ELFAH

Location: http://www.foothyperbook.com/elective/sesamoid/sesamoidIntro.htm

Pain related to the great toe sesamoids is uncommon in a general foot and ankle practice, but may be commoner where there is a large sports medicine component to the practice.
The hallux MTP sesamoids are embedded in the tendons of flexor hallucis brevis. They are subjected to the stresses of...
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Sesamoiditis

Location: http://www.thetampapodiatrist.com/document_disorders.cfm?id=268

Sesamoid bones are commonly found in and around joints. While sesamoid bones can be found around any joint in the foot, they are consistently found within the joint of the great toe. The great toe joint contains 2 sesamoid bones, the tibial and fibular sesamoids.
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Sesamoiditis MyPACS

Location: http://www.mypacs.net/cases/SESAMOIDITIS-LATERALFIBULAR-SESAMOID-GREAT-TOE-803023.html

MyPACS.net: Radiology Teaching Files> Case 803023 "SESAMOIDITIS", LATERAL(FIBULAR) SESAMOID, GREAT TOE Contributed by: John Hunter, Radiologist, University of California, Davis, California, USA. History: 39 y/o female with great toe pain, no obvious trauma.
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Sesamoiditis of the Foot Wheeless

Location: http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/sesamoiditis_of_the_foot

inflammation and swelling around the sesamoid (tibial> fibular) and FHB can be secondary to trauma, infection, AVN, stress fractures, or a systemic disorder;
- sesamoiditis may also be precipitated by a cavus foot w/ excessive wt bearing under the...
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Sesamoids of the 1st MTPJ The Bone School

Location: http://boneschool.com.au/lower-limb/foot-and-ankle/toes/great-toe/sesamoids-1st-mtpj

Notes on anatomy and function of the sesamoids; the clinical features of sesamoiditis, imaging and management
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