Popliteus tendon dysfunction following total knee arthroplasty.

  title={Popliteus tendon dysfunction following total knee arthroplasty.},
  author={Charles L Barnes and Richard D. Scott},
  journal={The Journal of arthroplasty},
  volume={10 4},
The popliteus tendon can be a potential source of internal derangement after total knee arthroplasty. It can subluxate anteriorly and posteriorly over a retained lateral femoral condylar osteophyte or over the overhanging edge of the metallic posterior femoral condyle. Surgical release of the tendon from its femoral insertion relieves the problem. 

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