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.
Primary Medical Reviewer
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer
Freddie H. Fu, MD - Orthopedic Surgery
Current as of
April 5, 2012
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April 05, 2012
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