The study of the tensor fasciae femoris is of importance. It is well to recognize that not only flexion at the hip but several other deformities may be due to unopposed action of this muscle.
While tenotomies and fasciotomies have undoubtedly their place amongst recognized surgical procedures, in the majority of cases a transplantation is to be preferred. As has been taught, transplantations are often carried out to convert powers for positive evil into powers for possible good.
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