Subpopliteal recess - Recessus subpopliteus


The subpoliteal recess is a synovial extension beneath the tendon of origin of popliteus muscle over the lateral condyle of femur and tibia. It may be considered as a bursa, especially in human.

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS
Illustrated Veterinary Anatomical Nomenclature - 3rd edittion - Gheorghe M. Constantinescu, Oskar Schaller - Enke


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