manica flexoria

manica flexoria

a tubular sheath on the palmar aspect of the metacarpophalangeal region of the front paw of carnivores, through which the tendons of the deep digital flexor muscle pass.
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Deep digital flexor tendon (DDFT) or manica flexoria (MF) tears have been demonstrated to be the most frequently associated lesions of nonseptic tenosynovitis of digital tendon sheath in the horse [1, 3, 4].
This imaging method could be employed with adequate technique and good knowledge of the normal tomographic anatomy to test specificity and accuracy in diagnosing specific conditions affecting the digital sheath, mesotendon, manica flexoria or SDFT, and DDFT.
The SDF tendon of each digit surrounds the corresponding tendon of the DDF at the level of the FJ in the form of the manica flexoria (Fig.