Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Radiography

Left knee, posteroanterior view illustrating intercondylar fossa

Image #178-4

KEYWORDS: Bones joints cartilage, Knee, Thigh.

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Radiography
Left knee, posteroanterior view illustrating intercondylar fossa
The knee is slightly flexed so that the femur inclines posteriorly. This film was obtained through the courtesy of Dr. Melvin Grant Stevens.
1 . Body of femur
2 . Patella (in background)
3 . Lateral epicondyle of femur
4 . Lateral border of intercondylar fossa
5 . Lateral condyle of femur
6 . Knee articular space
7 . Lateral condyle of tibia
8 . Fibula
9 . Medial epicondyle of femur
10 . Intercondylar eminence (upper pointer, lateral intercondylar tubercle; lower pointer, medial intercondylar tubercle)
11 . Medial condyle of femur
12 . Medial condyle of tibia
13 . Epiphysial line
14 . Body of tibia
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