Lateral patellar retinaculum - Retinaculum patellae laterale

Description

The lateral patellar retinaculum is a strand of connective tissue, reinforcement of the joint capsule, detached from the regional fascia between the tendon of the quadriceps muscle, the lateral border of the patella, the lateral femoral condyle and the trochlea of tibia (and tibial tuberosity in horses and cattle).


Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS
Veterinary Anatomy of Domestic Mammals: Textbook and Colour Atlas, Sixth Edition - Horst Erich König, Hans-Georg Liebich - Schattauer - ISBN-13: 978-3794528332

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