Flexor Retinaculum

Flexor retinaculum may be:

  • Flexor retinaculum of the hand (retinaculum flexorum manus)
  • Flexor retinaculum of foot (retinaculum musculorum flexorum pedis)

Other articles related to "flexor retinaculum, flexor":

Flexor Retinaculum Of Foot
... The laciniate ligament (internal annular ligament, flexor retinaculum of foot) is a strong fibrous band, extending from the tibial malleolus above to the margin of the calcaneus below ... the four canals which it forms transmit the tendon of the Tibialis posterior the tendon of the Flexor digitorum longus the posterior tibial vessels and tibial nerve, which run through a broad ... The entrapment of the tibial nerve beneath the flexor retinaculum causes the tarsal tunnel syndrome, characterized by pain, numbness and tingling of the medial ...
Carpal Tunnel - Structure
... side, the sulcus carpi, is covered by the flexor retinaculum, a sheath of tough connective tissue, thus forming the carpal tunnel ... The flexor retinaculum is attached radially to the scaphoid tubercle and the ridge of trapezium, and on the ulna side to the pisiform and hook of hammate ... The tendons of the flexor digitorum superficialis and profundus pass through a common ulnar sheath, while the tendon of the flexor pollicis longus ...
Flexor Retinaculum Of The Hand - Clinical Significance
... of the nine tendons passing through the carpal tunnel causes pressure against the flexor retinaculum ... However, the flexor retinaculum, being a sheath of tough connective tissue, has very limited stretching capabilities and is unable to accommodate the space necessary to relieve such pressure ... this increased pressure with no room to expand against either the bones of the wrist or the flexor retinaculum, the median nerve is ultimately compressed, resulting in the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome ...
Thumb - Human Anatomy - Muscles - Intrinsic
... The abductor pollicis brevis (APB) originates on the scaphoid tubercle and the flexor retinaculum ... The flexor pollicis brevis (FPB) has two heads ... The superficial head arises on the flexor retinaculum, while the deep head originates on three carpal bones the trapezium, trapezoid, and capitate ...