Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation: Opus I: Muscular System: Alphabetical Listing of Muscles: S
Ronald A. Bergman, PhD
Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
Ryosuke Miyauchi, MD
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A rare variation is one in which a slip arises from the linea aspera below the semitendinosus and ends on the media epicondyle and back of the knee joint.
Tensor fasciae suralis or ischioaponeuroticus is a slip that leaves the belly of the semitendinosus (it may also be one of the other hamstrings) and ends in a tendon that joins the fascia of the leg.
Syn.: m. seminervosus, Halbsehniger or halbflechsiger Muskel, Demi-tendineux.
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Gruber, W. (1873) Sur une variante du muscle tenseur de l'aponeurose surale, partant du muscle demi-tendineaux. Bull. l'Acad. Imp. Sci. St. Petersbourg 18:184-186.
Gruber. W. Wahrer Musculus semitendinosus biceps. Arch. Path. Anat. Physiol. Klin. Med. 103:477-479.
Macalister, A. (1875) Observations on the muscular anomalies in the human anatomy. Third series with a catalog of the principal muscular variations hitherto described. Trans. Roy. Irish Acad. Sci. 25:1-130.Section Top |Title Page
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