sesamoidectomy

sesamoidectomy

The removal of a sesamoid bone, see there.

sesamoidectomy

Orthopedics Removal of a sesamoid bone, see there.
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The potential loss of hallux plantar flexion strength consequent to sesamoidectomy is a major consideration for dancers.
3: TREATMENT CHART: RICE(Conservative) 52% Ultrasound Guided 40% Injections Sesamoidectomy 8% Note: Table made from pie chart.
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.
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.