Causes, Symptoms, Complications, Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment
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What is Sesamoid?
It is a condition where an overuse injury involves chronic inflammation of the sesamoid bones and the tendons involved with those bones. This condition often leads to bruises, extreme pain, and swelling.
What are the causes of Sesamoid?
The major cause of sesamoid is the overuse of tendons which cause inflammation and chronic pain.
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