Acta Scientific Orthopaedics (ISSN: 2581-8635)

Case Report Volume 5 Issue 12

Teres Ligament Ganglion in the Hip Joint. Case Report

Oscar Perez-Fernandez, Luis Perez-Carro*, Luis Antonio Ruiz Villanueva, Jose Antonio Fernandez-Divar, Lorena Trueba-Sanchez and Gustavo Gutierrez Castanedo

Orthopedic Surgery Department, Clinica Mompia, Santander, Cantabria, Spain

*Corresponding Author: Luis Perez-Carro, Orthopedic Surgery Department, Clinica Mompia, Santander, Cantabria, Spain.

Received: September 02, 2022; Published: November 10, 2022


Injuries to the round or teres ligament of the hip, also called the ligamentum capitis femoris, are being diagnosed more and more frequently. We report location of a round ligament ganglion in the hip joint that has not been previously published.

Keywords: Hip; Arthroscopy; Teres Ligament


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Citation: Luis Perez-Carro., et al. “Teres Ligament Ganglion in the Hip Joint. Case Report". Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 5.12 (2022): 59-61.


Copyright: © 2022 Luis Perez-Carro., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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