Groove for the popliteus tendon

Dr Henry Knipe and Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard et al.

The groove for the popliteus tendon is a normal variant and should not be mistaken for a fracture. Rarely an ossicle called a cyamella is seen here, located within the popliteus tendon.

Anatomy: Lower limb

Anatomy: Lower limb

Article information

rID: 1403
Section: Anatomy
Tag: refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Groove for popliteus tendon

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