Os peroneum

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Foot pain

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female

Well-corticated small osseous focus is noted lateral to cuboid.

Case Discussion

Features of os peroneum, a small sesamoid bone located proximal to the base of the fifth metatarsal within the substance of the peroneus longus tendon as it arches around the cuboid.

It should not be mistaken for the much rarer os vesalianum (an apophysis) or an avulsion fracture of the base of the fifth metatarsal.

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Case information

rID: 60973
Published: 11th Jun 2018
Last edited: 11th Jun 2018
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