infrapatellar

infrapatellar

 [in″frah-pah-tel´ar]
below or beneath the patella; called also subpatellar.

in·fra·pa·tel·lar

(in'fră-pa-tel'ăr),
Inferior to the patella; denoting especially a bursa, a pad of fat, or a synovial fold.
Synonym(s): subpatellar (2)

infrapatellar

adjective Below the patella

infrapatellar

Below the knee cap.
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(2014) Prolonged infrapatellar tendon vibration does not influence quadriceps maximal or explosive isometric force production in man.
Adipose derived stem cells (AD-MSC) are usually isolated from lipoaspirates, but have been obtained from the infrapatellar fat pad for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis.
Between the AAIHP and the control groups, there was a statistically significant difference in the number of deep infrapatellar bursae, popliteal bursae, pes anserine bursae, semimembranosus-tibial collateral ligament (SM-TCL) bursae, medial gastrocnemius bursae, fibular collateral ligament (FCL)-popliteus bursae, popliteus bursae, and iliotibial bursae ( P < 0.05; [Figure 1], [Figure 2], [Figure 3], [Figure 4]).
The knee has three anterior fat pads; the infrapatellar fat pad, also known, as Hoffa's fat pad, the quadriceps (anterior suprapatellar) and the prefemoral (posterior suprapatellar or supratrochlear) fat pads.
Our dancer had Hoffa's disease, an inflammation of the infrapatellar fat pad.
Soft tissue, such as the lateral retinaculum and the infrapatellar fat pad, may also be cause pain among athletes.
Cryoneurolysis of infrapatellar branch of the saphenous nerve (IPBSN): (1) indication: knee OA with moderate to severe pain, Kellgren-Lawrence grade 2-3, [greater than or equal to]50% reduction in VAS pain score when performing the activity that elicited the worst pain following a diagnostic lidocaine block of the IPBSN; (2) contraindication: gross deformity of the knee and body mass index (BMI) [greater than or equal to]35kg/[m.sup.2]; (3) procedure and adverse effects: inject nitrous oxide with iovera device to form a highly localized cold zone via the Joule-Thompson effect.
In addition, the role of infrapatellar fat pad- (IFP-) derived stem cells in cartilage formation was also described.
With regard to the knee joint, there are four bursae involved: suprapatellar, prepatellar, deep infrapatellar, and superficial infrapatellar.
By recording MEPs in quadriceps after injection of hypertonic saline into the infrapatellar fat pad at rest, Rice et al.
Recently, the effects of adiponectin were assessed on adipose mesenchymal stem cells (ASCs) derived from the infrapatellar fat pad of RA patients [59].
Very small amounts of adipose tissue were evident in the buccal, masticator, para-pharyngeal, infrapatellar, and popliteal regions.