Skeletal Radiology

, Volume 15, Issue 6, pp 455–457

The assimilated os sustentaculi

  • Ronald A. Bloom
  • Eugene Libson
  • Emeric Lax
  • Hyman Pogrund
Articles

DOI: 10.1007/BF00355105

Cite this article as:
Bloom, R.A., Libson, E., Lax, E. et al. Skeletal Radiol (1986) 15: 455. doi:10.1007/BF00355105

Abstract

The assimilated os sustentaculi is a projection of bone from the medial aspect of the sustentaculum tali which is surmounted by a similar projection from the medial tubercle of the talus. The accessory joint so formed may develop secondary osteoarthritis changes. This congenital anomaly is very rate. The present report is of 2 additional cases.

Key words

Accessory bonesSkeletal anomalyTalusCalcaneus

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© International Skeletal Society 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ronald A. Bloom
    • 1
  • Eugene Libson
    • 1
  • Emeric Lax
    • 1
  • Hyman Pogrund
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyHadassah University HospitalJerusalemIsrael