Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Dissection of knee

Cavity of right tibiofibular joint in relation to knee joint, posterior view

Image #191-6

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

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Dissection of knee
Cavity of right tibiofibular joint in relation to knee joint, posterior view
The posterior ligament of the head of the fibula has been divided. The fibula has been rotated forward to open the tibiofibular articulation.
1 . Anterior cruciate ligament (cut off)
2 . Posterior meniscofemoral ligament (ligament of Wrisberg)
3 . Posterior cruciate ligament (cut off)
4 . Medial meniscus
5 . Medial condyle of tibia (superior articular surface)
6 . Articular capsule (cut off)
7 . Tibial collateral ligament
8 . Medial inferior genicular artery
9 . Tendon of insertion of sartorius muscle
10 . Collateral ligament of fibula
11 . Lateral meniscus (pointer on surface for tendon of popliteus muscle)
12 . Lateral condyle of tibia (superior articular surface)
13 . Subpopliteal recess
14 . Popliteal arcuate ligament
15 . Upper pointer: Articular surface of fibula Lower pointer: Articular surface of head of fibula
16 . Head of fibula
17 . Posterior head of fibula ligament (divided)
18 . Interosseous membrane of leg
19 . Body of fibula
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