Accessory soleus muscle
|Accessory soleus muscle|
|Latin||Musculus soleus accessorius|
|Anatomical terms of muscle|
Present in approximately 3% of people, this muscle usually appears as a distant belly, medial to the Achilles tendon. Clinically, the accessory soleus may be associated with pain and edema during periods of prolonged exercise.
- Anatomy of and Abnormalities Associated with Kager's Fat Pad, American Journal of Roentgenology
- Moore, Keith L; & Dalley Arthur R (2006). Clinically Oriented Anatomy (5th ed.). Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. ISBN 0-7817-3639-0
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