A sesamoid bone is a little bone embedded in a joint capsule or tendon. We observed a very rare sesamoid bone (cyamella) in the popliteus muscle of a 48 - year - old male cadaver. Further, the related literature is reviewed and the probable functions, morphology and clinical significance of the variation are discussed.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||International Journal of Morphology|
|Publication status||Published - 01-06-2007|
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