Sesamoid bone procedures

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Sesamoid bone procedures

Indications- painful non-union of fracture; sesamoid arthritis; avascular necrosis

Procedure:

Post-op- stiff-soled shoe for 4 weeks; avoid dorsiflexion exercises

Complications- hallux valgus (following tibial excision); hallux varus (following fibular excision); “rock-up” deformity

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