Blumensaat line

Last revised by Avni K P Skandhan on 28 Aug 2020

Blumensaat line, also known as the intercondylar line, is the line drawn along the roof of the intercondylar notch of the femur on a sagittal view of the knee.

It can be used for:

It may not always be straight and three types have been described 3:

  • straight: ~35%
  • small hill: ~20% 
  • large hill: ~45%

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