round ligament

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round ligament

[′rau̇nd ′lig·ə·mənt]
(anatomy)
A flattened band extending from the fovea on the head of the femur to attach on either side of the acetabular notch between which it blends with the transverse ligament.
A fibrous cord running from the umbilicus to the notch in the anterior border of the liver; represents the remains of the obliterated umbilical vein.
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Therefore, this study aimed to assess whether abnormal tissue embedded in the hip joint is avulsed acetabular cartilage, inverted acetabular labrum, or other types of tissues such as aberrant ligamentum teres, we harvested the disk-like abnormal tissue from the hip joint during surgery and performed histological staining to investigate its property.
Except in metastatic cancer, there should be no trace of liver tissue anywhere but around the ligamentum teres hepatis where it belongs.
There are two normal fissures: fissure for the ligamentum teres and fissure for ligamentum venosum.
Atraumatic tears of the ligamentum teres are more frequent in professional ballet dancers than a sporting population.
1), confirming the diagnosis, and the patient was taken to surgery for thromboectomy and angioplasty plus the postoperative addition of intraportal prostaglandin E1 infusion (4) (through a ligamentum teres intraoperative approach).
The hip's osseous and capsuloligamentous stabilizers include the labrum, bony acetabulum, capsule, ligamentum teres, and Y ligament of Bigelow.
sup][11] Irreducible dislocations may be caused by bony or soft tissue interposition, including that of the rectus femoris, piriformis, gluteus maximus, labrum, capsule, iliopsoas, ligamentum teres, or bone fragments from the acetabular wall or femoral head.
There is a cord which goes posteriorly below the processus vaginalis and connects with the ligamentum teres uteri.
It is also important to consider the other anatomical structures around the groin, including the ilio-psoas, ligamentum teres, greater trochanter area, gluteus medius and rectus abdominus.
Other signs of pneumoperitoneum on supine abdominal film include the doge's cap sign (triangular collection of gas in Morrison's pouch), large area of hyperlucency over the liver shadow, parahepatic air (gas bubble lateral to the right edge of the liver), air outlining the fissure of ligamentum teres and the cupola sign (gas trapped below central tendon of diaphragm).
2%, and is defined as a gallbladder located to the left of the ligamentum teres and the falciform ligament.
Nine patients had to have open reduction for irreducible hip due to interposition of hip capsules, ligamentum teres.

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