Acute or gradual onset of forefoot pain, which is exacerbated by direct pressure, weight bearing, and flexion/extension of the great toe
In contrast, if there is a history of trauma, w...
Decreased weight-bearing/activity modification
Off-loading of the MTP joint, which can be achieved with (3)[C]:
Rocker sole shoes
Soft-soled, low-heeled shoes
Continue conservative management for 8 weeks.
Follow-up at 1, 4, and 8 weeks to assess pain and function.
If pain does not improve within 2 to 4 w...
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Sesamoiditis. http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00164. Accessed January 18, 2018.
Nix SE, Vicenzino BT, Collins NJ, et al. Characte...
M25.879 Other specified joint disorders, unspecified ankle and foot
M25.872 Other specified joint disorders, left ankle and foot
M25.871 Other specified joint disorders, right ankle and foot
Sesamoiditis is most commonly seen with repetitive axial loading of 1st MTP.
Sesamoid fractures may not be apparent on initial radiographs. Repeat radiographs or MRI are indicated in pa...
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