Arcuate ligament

Arcuate ligament is part of the posterolateral ligamentous complex of the knee. It is a Y-shaped thickening of the posterolateral capsule, which arises from the fibular styloid and divides into two limbs:

In individuals with a large fabella, the arcuate ligament may be absent replaced by a thick fabellofibular ligament.

See also


Lower limb anatomy
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rID: 7989
Section: Anatomy
Tags: knee, ligament
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