sesamoidectomy

sesamoidectomy

The removal of a sesamoid bone, see there.

sesamoidectomy

Orthopedics Removal of a sesamoid bone, see there.
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Ryan, 28, suffered a rare fracture in his right foot 16 months ago that required a sesamoidectomy - a risky procedure that involves the bone having to come out and more commonly associated with ballet dancers than rugby players.