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Ligaments of the Knee: Posterior (Back) View


Picture of ligaments of the knee - posterior (back) view

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This back view of the knee shows the four ligaments of the knee. The knee ligaments connect the upper leg bone (femur) with the large lower leg bone (tibia) and stabilize knee movement.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerPatrick J. McMahon, MD - Orthopedic Surgery
Last RevisedMay 14, 2010

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