Transverse ligament of the knee

The transverse ligament of the knee, also called the transverse intermeniscal ligament attaches transversely across the anterior aspects of the convex margins of the medial and lateral menisci.

The transverse ligament is a variable band-like intracapsular knee ligament. 


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

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