Blumensaat line

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

It can been 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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rID: 23202
Section: Approach
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Intercondylar line
  • Blumensaat's line
  • Line of Blumensaat

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