Puneet Varma

Tendon sheath

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Latin  vagina tendinis
FMA  76715 45087, 76715
TH  H3.03.00.0.00028

A tendon sheath is a layer of synovial membrane around a tendon. It permits the tendon to stretch and not adhere to the surrounding fascia.

It has two layers:

  • synovial sheath
  • fibrous tendon sheath
  • Fibroma of the tendon sheath has been described.

    References

    Tendon sheath Wikipedia