The histology of tendon attachments to bone in man.

@article{Benjamin1986TheHO,
  title={The histology of tendon attachments to bone in man.},
  author={Mike Benjamin and Elle Evans and Laurel Archer Copp},
  journal={Journal of anatomy},
  year={1986},
  volume={149},
  pages={89-100}
}
Based on a parallel study of a wide range of human tendons from embalmed dissecting room subjects and from a study of dried bones, an explanation is offered for the well known similarity in gross appearance between the markings left by certain tendons (e.g. those of the rotator cuff) and by articular surfaces on dried bones. Epiphyseal tendons leave markings on bones that look like those left by articular surfaces. These tendons have a prominent zone of fibrocartilage at their attachment site… CONTINUE READING

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