A discussion of how the sesamoid bone in the foot becomes fractured, and how it is treated.

Sesamoid bones are two small bones under the big toe joint. They can become fractured during a forceful injury, and can also develop stress fractures. Sesamoid fractures are either treated with immobilization until they are healed, or they are surgically removed.

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