Os peroneum

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Incidental finding


Incidental os peroneum should not be mistaken for an apophysis or avulsion fracture of the base of the fifth metatarsal.

Case Discussion

An os peroneum is a small accessory bone located just proximal to the base of the 5thmetatarsal and located within the substance of peroneus longus tendon as it arches around the cuboid.

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Case information

rID: 8893
Published: 8th Mar 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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