lateral patellar retinaculum

lat·er·al patellar ret·i·nac·u·lum

[TA]
part of the aponeurosis of the vastus lateralis muscle passing lateral to the patella to attach to the tibial tuberosity.
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(13) These plantaris had abnormal insertions to iliotibial tract and lateral patellar retinaculum.
The lateral patellar retinaculum was released under radio frequency, and the circumpatella was denervated [Figure 2] and [Figure 3].
Mass was exposed by incising lateral patellar retinaculum. Small pearl like object was removed: size < 1cm, shape--oval, consistency--bony hard (Fig.

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