Anatomy, biomechanics, imaging, and management of ligamentum teres injuries.

  title={Anatomy, biomechanics, imaging, and management of ligamentum teres injuries.},
  author={Luis Cerezal and Ara Kassarjian and A. Diaz Canga and Mar{\'i}a Carmen Dobado and Juan A Montero and Eva Llopis and Alejandro Rol{\'o}n and Luis P{\'e}rez-Carro},
  journal={Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc},
  volume={30 6},
The ligamentum teres has traditionally been viewed as an embryonic remnant with no role in the biomechanics or vascularity of adult hips. However, the ligamentum teres is a strong intraarticular ligament that is anatomically and biochemically similar to the anterior cruciate ligament of the knee. It is composed of two bands that originate from the acetabular transverse ligament and the pubic and ischial margins of the acetabular notch. Among other functions, the ligamentum teres is an important… CONTINUE READING


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