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X-ray Right Foot with Bunion/HAV

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Updated August 22, 2008

X-ray Right Foot with Bunion/HAV
Photo © Terence Vanderheiden, D.P.M.
Notice the two small circular bones under the first metatarsal head (big toe area). These are called sesamoids. When the sesamoids are not directly under the first metatarsal head, the big toe tends to drift more toward the second toe.

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