ligamentum teres


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ligamentum teres

In the adult, the closed remnant of the fetal umbilical vein. It runs inside the free edge of the falciform ligament from the underside of the umbilicus to the liver.
See also: ligamentum
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The ligamentum teres, previously described as an unimportant remnant, has recently been found to be an increasingly common abnormal finding at arthroscopy accounting for intractable hip pain in many athletes.
2) reported that ligamentum teres tear (LTT) was the third most common finding at arthroscopy in their series of hip arthroscopy in athletes.
The ligamentum teres of the hip: an arthroscopic classification of its pathology.
With hip dislocations, the capsule and the ligamentum teres are usually disrupted.
1) Avulsed fragments of bone are frequently found attached to the ligamentum teres and lying in the fovea.
In posterior dislocations, the piriformis, gluteus maximus, capsule, ligamentum teres, labrum, or a bone fragment may prevent reduction.
The reported indications for hip arthroscopy are broad and include labral tears, loose bodies, FAI, ruptured ligamentum teres, chondral injuries, arthritis, adhesive capsulitis, instability, synovial disease, disorders of the iliopsoas tendon, tight iliotibial band, tears of the hip abductors, and a diagnosis of unresolved intra-articular hip pain.
Rupture of the ligamentum teres is a diagnosis that has recently begun to receive attention in the literature.
21) This is a common finding and usually represents a small piece of bone avulsed from the femoral head by the ligamentum teres.
Clear cell myomelanocytic tumor of the falciform ligament or ligamentum teres, which is a perivascular epithelioid cell family of tumors, occurs in or immediately adjacent to the ligamentum teres and falciform ligament of children and young adults.

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