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- Cyamella in Man - Its Morphology and Review of Literature

Normally, popliteus muscle is attached to the lateral condyle of the femur at the anterior end of popliteal groove and to the back of the lateral meniscus both within the capsule of the knee joint. It emerges from the capsule of the joint and the tendon then expands into a triangular fleshy belly which is attached to the posterior surface of the tibia above the soleal line. In the present paper we discussed the presence of a rare sesamoid bone in the tendon of popliteus muscle.

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