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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conducted several case series in order to determine whether acetabular labral tears, (4) hip cartilage defects, (5) and ligamentum teres (6) injuries are more prevalent in ballet compared to other athletic activities.
The ligamentous plica is located within the acetabular fossa at the acetabular attachment of the ligamentum teres. The neck plica parallels the femoral neck, most commonly along the anterior joint capsule.
For instance, there is associated adaptive shortening of the soft tissues, capsular constriction, increased femoral anteversion, acetabular dysplasia, presence of obstructing structures such as the fibrofatty tissue in the acetabulum, hypertrophied ligamentum teres, the transverse acetabular ligament and fixed inversion of limbus.1-4,13,14 Femoral diaphyseal shortening is superior to traction as an aid in operative reduction of DDH in older children.
The Quadrate lobe is quadrilateral in outline bounded on the left by fissure for ligamentum teres, on the right by fossa for gall bladder, above and behind by the porta hepatis and caudate process and below and in front by the inferior border of liver.
The lesion is medially facing the fovea of the femoral head and indenting on the ligamentum teres (Figure 3).
The normal acetabular labrum, acetabular cartilage, and ligamentum teres of the femur were harvested and labeled for further histological studies.
Except in metastatic cancer, there should be no trace of liver tissue anywhere but around the ligamentum teres hepatis where it belongs.
Arthroscopic hip surgery has become a well-accepted approach to treating numerous hip pathologies, including irrigation and debridement of an infected joint; loose body removal; synovectomy; treatment of femoroacetabular impingement (FAI); impingement of the ligamentum teres; management of labral tears; debridement for osteoarthritis; biopsy; intraoperative control of osteotomy or epiphysiolysis; synovial chondromatosis; and thermal capsulorrhaphy and capsular plication for subtle rotational instability and capsular laxity.
[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.
In each patient the tumor was located within or abutting the ligamentum teres or falciform ligament.
There is a cord which goes posteriorly below the processus vaginalis and connects with the ligamentum teres uteri.

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