Radiography

Left knee, posteroanterior view illustrating intercondylar fossa

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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