medial patellar retinaculum

me·di·al patellar ret·i·nac·u·lum

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part of the aponeurosis of the vastus medialis muscle passing medial to the patella to attach to the medial condyle of the tibia, forming the anteromedial aspect of the fibrous capsule of the knee joint.
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At postoperative follow-up, MRI was obtained demonstrating a vertically oriented osteochondral fracture measuring 10 mm in greatest dimension with less than 2 mm chondral step off and partial tearing of the medial patellar retinaculum (Figure 2).

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