|Regain use of the limb|
Abaxial fractures of the proximal sesamoid bone are not amenable to internal fixation. Fragments containing an articular component are best removed surgically under arthroscopic supervision. Fragments not containing an articular component are best treated conservatively.
|Basic surgical experience, no specialized skills|
|Some specialized surgical experience|
|Highly experienced and skilled surgeon|
|Basic equipment only|
|Simple surgical and imaging resources|
|Full specialized surgical and imaging resources|