Blumensaat line

Dr Craig Hacking and Dr Ayush Goel et al.

Blumensaat line is the line drawn along the roof of the intercondylar notch of the femur as seen on lateral radiograph of the knee joint. 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, Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Blumensaat's line
  • Line of Blumensaat

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