Struthers, Sir John

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Sir John, Scottish anatomist, 1823-1899.
ligament of Struthers - a fibrous band located on the medial aspect of the distal humerus.
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The ligament of Struthers was first described as a fibrous band extending from the supracondylar (supracondyloid) process or spur on the anteromedial aspect of the humerus downwards to the medial epicondyle [7] which occurs in <2% of humans.
The ligament of Struthers complex is well known to cause neurovascular compression syndromes.
The surgeon should be aware of Ligament of Struthers as well as anomalous muscles which may compress the nerve.
6] The occasional supratrochlear spur on the anteromedial aspect of the lower humerus may be continuous with a ligament of Struther which passes to the medial epicondyle and represents the remains of the third head.