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J Pediatr Orthop B. 1999 Jan;8(1):56-8.

Os vesalianum as a cause of lateral foot pain: a familial case and its treatment.

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  • 1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukuoka University School of Medicine, Japan.

Abstract

This is a rare case of bilateral symptomatic os vesalianum in a 13-year-old girl whose mother had the same condition unilaterally. We performed osteosynthesis and bone grafting instead of a simple resection to preserve the peroneus brevis tendon, with excellent results.

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