Journal of Orthopaedics Trauma Surgery and Related Research

Journal of Orthopaedics Trauma Surgery and Related Research

An Official Journal of Polish Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

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Anatomical variances of the tibialis posterior muscle

Author(s): Andrzej M. Bulandra, Ryszard Tomaszewski, Grzegorz Bajor, Jacek Pająk

Introduction. Tibialis posterior muscle is one of the most important muscles supporting the longitudinal arch of foot. Aim of the work. The goal of this study was to investigate the anatomical variances of distal insertion of tibialis posterior and remain its anatomy. Material and methods. The study was performed on 17 male cadavers. During the autopsy course of tibialis posterior tendon, configuration of tibialis posterior tendon fibers and a place of insertion of tibialis posterior tendon were analyzed. Results. Authors described normal structure of tibialis posterior tendon as well as some founded variations. Conclusions. The performed study showed that anatomical variations of tibialis posterior tendon are not rare and so, knowledge of them may have clinical importance.

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