Ligaments of the Knee: Anterior (Front) View

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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 Reviewer William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine

Specialist Medical Reviewer Freddie H. Fu, MD - Orthopedic Surgery

Current as ofJune 4, 2014

Current as of: June 4, 2014

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Freddie H. Fu, MD - Orthopedic Surgery