sesamoidectomy

sesamoidectomy

The removal of a sesamoid bone, see there.

sesamoidectomy

Orthopedics Removal of a sesamoid bone, see there.
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Evaluation of hallux alignment and functional outcome after isolated tibial sesamoidectomy.
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.
Lastly, Sesamoidectomy was planned if the treatment failed or recurrence occurred.
Majority patients 52% recovered with conservative measures like Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation (RICE therapy), 40% patients required ultrasound guided injections and Sesamoidectomy was performed in the remaining 8% patients due to recurrence and/or failure (see Fig.
The potential loss of hallux plantar flexion strength consequent to sesamoidectomy is a major consideration for dancers.
Surgical Treatment by Capital Osteotomy and Plantar Tibial Sesamoidectomy
Sesamoidectomy for the treatment of chronic neuropathic ulcerations.