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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 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%

Article information

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

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