Cyamella in man - Its morphology and review of literature

Sreenivasulu Reddy, Venkata Ramana Vollala, Rajashekar Rao

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)381-383
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Journal of Morphology
Volume25
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 01-06-2007

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  • Anatomy

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