Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Dissection of knee

Capsule, ligaments and arteries of right knee, anterior view

Image #189-7

KEYWORDS: Bones joints cartilage, Knee, Muscles and tendons.

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Dissection of knee
Capsule, ligaments and arteries of right knee, anterior view
The superficial structures and the muscles have been cut away to reveal the fibrous reinforcements of the anterior aspect of the right knee.
1 . Vastus lateralis muscle
2 . Iliotibial tract
3 . Lateral patellar retinaculum
4 . Lateral condyle of tibia
5 . Head of fibula
6 . Anterior tibial recurrent artery
7 . Body of fibula
8 . Anterior tibial artery
9 . Interosseous membrane of leg
10 . Quadriceps tendon
11 . Patella
12 . Medial epicondyle of femur
13 . Patellar ligament
14 . Medial condyle of tibia
15 . Tibial tuberosity
16 . Crural fascia
17 . Anterior border of tibia
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