Transverse ligament of the knee

The transverse ligament of the knee is a ligament within the anterior aspect of the knee joint.

Gross anatomy

The transverse ligament is a variable band-like intracapsular knee ligament. It attaches transversely across the anterior aspects of the convex margins of the medial and lateral menisci.

Anatomy: Lower limb
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Article information

rID: 54861
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • transverse ligament
  • anterior meniscomeniscal ligament

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