Posts Tagged ‘ankle retinacula’
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The Role of Retinacula
by Carson Boddicker on Jan 25th, 2011
The retinacula of the ankle has classically been considered as an autonomous organ that plays a key role in a pulley system including the peroneals, flexors, and extensors surrounding the ankle, however, this may not be the retinacula's reality. In 1984, Antonio Viladot and colleagues evaluated the embryology and ontology of the subtalar joint's function including anatomical and histological assessment of the retinacula. The authors determine...