Tibial sesamoidectomy: Case series and review of literature

Authors

  • Tzu Lu Lin, DPM Resident Physician, Podiatry, Chino Valley Medical Center, Chino, CA
  • Tracie Shaw, DPM Resident Physician, Podiatry, Chino Valley Medical Center, Chino, CA
  • Evyn Mirasol, BS Medical Student, Podiatry, Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA
  • Brandon Hawkins, DPM Clinical Instructor of Surgery, Stockdale Podiatry Group, Bakersfield, CA

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.55067/jifaf.v1i6.19

Keywords:

tibial sesamoidectomy, sesamoidectomy, sesamoidectomy complications

Abstract

Tibial sesamoidectomy is frequently the treatment of choice for different tibial sesamoid pathologies when non-surgical treatment fails. However, surgery is not without postoperative complications, such as hallux abducto valgus (HAV) deformity. Currently, there is a paucity of research regarding isolated tibial sesamoidectomy and its complications. The purpose of this paper is to present two cases of isolated tibial sesamoidectomy, a brief description of surgical technique, an anatomic and functional description of hallux sesamoids, and an updated literature review on isolated tibial sesamoidectomy. 

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2022-06-01

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Lin TL, Shaw T, Mirasol E, Hawkins B. Tibial sesamoidectomy: Case series and review of literature. J Int Foot Ankle [Internet]. 2022 Jun. 1 [cited 2022 Aug. 14];1(6). Available from: https://internationalfootankle.org/journal/index.php/JIFAF/article/view/19

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