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Ligaments of the Knee: Anterior (Front) View


Picture of the ligaments of the knee: Anterior (front) view of the right knee

This front view of the knee shows three of the four ligaments of the knee. The posterior cruciate ligament is not shown; it is behind the ACL. The four 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 ReviewerFreddie H. Fu, MD - Orthopedic Surgery
Last RevisedApril 5, 2012

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