The Fibular Collateral Ligament-Biceps Femoris Bursa
The anatomy of the fibular collateral ligament-biceps femoris bursa is described. The bursa is located lateral to the distal quarter of the fibular collateral ligament and forms an inverted “J” shape around the anterior and anteromedial portions of the ligament. Its most distal margin is just proximal to the fibular head where the fibular collateral ligament inserts, and its more proximal aspect is at the superior edge of the anterior arm of the long head of the biceps femoris muscle.
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