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ILIOTIBIAL BAND-BURSAE

Anatomy-Lower Limb

ILIOTIBIAL BAND-BURSAE

1. Proximal bursa is positioned to decrease friction between the ITB and the greater trochanter of the femur.

2. Another site of potential friction is where the ITB runs over the lateral epicondyle of the femur.

3. The third lies at the ITB’s distal attachment on the tibia.


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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