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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Repetitive extreme ROM, such as the combination of hip flexion, abduction, and external rotation, can potentially lead to microinstability of both the static (ligamentum teres and capsular ligaments) and dynamic stabilizers (muscles) of the hip joint, predisposing to injury (16) Professional ballet dancers had a significantly higher prevalence of atraumatic tears of the ligamentum teres compared to non-dancing individuals (55% versus 22%, respectively) in a previous study (6) All participants were evaluated using 3 Tesla MRI.
The position & extent of pons hepatis on the fissure for ligamentum teres were noted.
The hip's osseous and capsuloligamentous stabilizers include the labrum, bony acetabulum, capsule, ligamentum teres, and Y ligament of Bigelow.
It is also important to consider the other anatomical structures around the groin, including the ilio-psoas, ligamentum teres, greater trochanter area, gluteus medius and rectus abdominus.
Other signs of pneumoperitoneum on supine abdominal film include the doge's cap sign (triangular collection of gas in Morrison's pouch), large area of hyperlucency over the liver shadow, parahepatic air (gas bubble lateral to the right edge of the liver), air outlining the fissure of ligamentum teres and the cupola sign (gas trapped below central tendon of diaphragm).
A left-sided gallbladder (LSGB) is a rare biliary anomaly with a prevalence of 0.2%, and is defined as a gallbladder located to the left of the ligamentum teres and the falciform ligament.
There are two normal fissures: fissure for the ligamentum teres and fissure for ligamentum venosum.
The objectives of this study were to compare the frequency of atraumatic ligamentum teres (LT) tear in professional ballet dancers with that of other athletes, and to determine the relationship with clinical and imaging findings.
The umbilical vein becomes the ligamentum teres after birth.
1c) and diffuse thickening and hyperintensity of the ligamentum teres (arrow in Fig.
A small contribution to the head comes from the foveal artery via the ligamentum teres. With a hip dislocation, whether anterior or posterior, the tenuous blood supply may be compromised, which can lead to osteonecrosis.

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