Posterior knee anatomy (illustrations)

Case contributed by Frank Gaillard
Diagnosis not applicable

The posterior aspect of the knee is anatomically complex and especially laterally clinically important.

The posterolateral ligamentous complex of the knee includes:

  • popliteus tendon
  • popliteal fibular ligament
  • oblique popliteal ligament
  • arcuate ligament
  • fabellofibular ligament
  • lateral collateral ligament
  • biceps femoris tendon

Author: Frank Gaillard

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