popliteus


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popliteus

[päp′lid·ē·əs]
(anatomy)
The ham or hinder part of the knee joint.
A muscle on the back of the knee joint.
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Weight increase was observed on the left adrenal gland, right adrenal gland, right and left popliteus ganglia in AIA and AIAT groups compared to the C group (p < 0.05) (Table 1).
The popliteus should be preserved if at all possible due to its role in rotatory stability of the joint.
The most common finding was fluid-filled bursae surrounding the knee, and mature ice hockey players had significantly more fluid-filled bursae than controls, including deep infrapatellar bursae, popliteal bursae, pes anserine bursae, SM-TCL bursae, medial gastrocnemius bursae, FCL-popliteus bursae, popliteus bursae, and iliotibial bursae, indicating that the presence of bursae around the knee was directly associated with ice hockey activity.
Transcutaneous stimulation of the posterior tibial nerve (tibial nerve name distal to the lower border of popliteus muscle) was also reported to improve the conditions of overactive bladder in children (Patidar et al.
Injuries involving the posterolateral corner assessed according to the involvement of lateral collateral ligament, popliteus tendon, fabellofibular ligament, arcuate ligament by the hyperintense signals and bulkiness of the structures in T2 and PD weighted images, and discontinuity in the fibres in various grades of ACL injured knees.
popliteus Medial surface of proximal tibia Joint Biomechanical Function Shoulder Arm abduction and rotation Arm rotation Arm rotation; adduction; extension Elbow Forearm extension Elbow flexion Elbow flexion and forearm supination Elbow flexion Wrist Wrist and finger abduction; adduction; extension Forearm pronation; wrist flexion and abduction; finger flexion Hip Hip extension; knee flexion and lateral rotation Hip abduction and medial rotation Hip abduction and medial rotation Hip flexion Lateral rotation and adduction of thigh Knee Foot and knee flexion Leg flexion and extension Knee rotation and flexion Table 5.
The FCL, PFL, popliteus tendon, and all other osseous and soft tissue structures were reported to be normal.
A Posterior knee pain can result from a number of issues, such as injury to one or more muscles and tendons that connect to the back of the knee: the biceps femoris tendon (a hamstring tendon); the popliteus muscle/tendon, which rotates the shin bone (tibia); and the gastrocnemius tendon, which connects the calf muscle to the back of the knee.
The common sites involved in knee are the popliteus tendon, cruciate ligaments, and quadriceps tendon.
(2) The differential diagnosis of cruciate ligament ganglion cysts and posterior knee pain includes any other intra-articular cysts (eg, meniscal cysts), posterior meniscal tear, popliteus tendinopathy, or neoplasms (eg, hemangioma and synovial sarcoma).
El musculo popliteo (popliteus) tuvo su origen en el epicondilo del femur y se inserto en la cara plantar de la tibia.
At the back part of the lateral meniscus it forms a small sac (the sub-popliteal recess) between the groove on its surface and the tendon of the Popliteus.