Knee arthroscopy - series
The knee is a complex joint made up of the lower end of the thigh bone, or femur (femoral condyles), and the upper end of the shin bone, or tibia (tibial plateau). A number of ligaments run between the femur and the tibia in the knee joint. The anterior cruciate ligament, the posterior cruciate ligament, and the meniscal ligaments are the major ligaments of the knee joint.
Review Date: 1/25/2013
Reviewed By: Harvey Simon, MD, Editor-in-Chief, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Senior Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital.
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