Fossa for popliteal - Fossa musculus poplitei


There are two depressions on the lateral condyle: a cranial one (extensor fossa), origin of musculi extensor digitorum, digitalis longus and fibularis tertius, and a caudal one (fossa for popliteal) for origin of popliteus muscle.

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS


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