Anatomía de una rodilla normal

Los ligamentos que unen el hueso del fémur a la tibia (hueso grande de la pierna inferior) crean una articulación tipo bisagra llamada rodilla. El ligamento cruzado anterior y el posterior son dos ligamentos fuertes que se entrecruzan entre sí a mitad de la articulación.

Anatomía de una rodilla normal

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Last reviewed 8/14/2011 by Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine; C. Benjamin Ma, MD, Assistant Professor, Chief, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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