Three-bundle popliteus tendon: A nonsymptomatic anatomical variation

Doral M. N. , Atay A. O. , BOZKURT M., Ayvaz M., TETİK O., Leblebicioglu G.

KNEE, vol.13, no.4, pp.342-343, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.knee.2006.02.009
  • Journal Name: KNEE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.342-343
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


A 34-year-old man suffering from knee pain on the medial side of his right knee underwent knee arthroscopy. The arthroscopy revealed the popliteus tendon with an appearance of three bundles. Three-bundle popliteus tendon is a normal variant finding with no clinical significance. (C) 2006 Elsevier B.V All rights reserved.