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Los huesos cortos tienen la forma aproximada de un cubo, contienen en su mayoría hueso esponjoso y están localizados en las manos y en los pies. La superficie exterior de estos huesos está conformada por una capa delgada de hueso compacto. La rótula también se considera un hueso corto.
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