Accessory navicular bone

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Accessory navicular bone

An accessory navicular bone is a small bone located in the middle of the foot. It is near the navicular bone, the bone that goes across the foot near the instep. It is a common trait, estimated to be in approximately 2 to 12% of the general population and up to 14% of children. This bone may develop a bump that can cause irritation, swelling, and pain. Click here to view a diagram of the foot.
 

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The terms "Accessory navicular bone" returned 1 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

MR imaging findings of painful type II accessory navicular bone: correlation with surgical and pathologic studies.
 

Author(s): Yun Sun Choi, Kyung Tai Lee, Heung Sik Kang, Eun Kyung Kim

Journal: Korean J Radiol. ;5(4):274-9.

 

To evaluate the MR imaging findings of painful type II accessory navicular bone and to correlate these with the surgical and pathologic findings.

Last Updated: 7 Jan 2005

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