The anterolateral ligament (ALL) of the knee—Part of the iliotibial tract or a truly separate structure?

Matthias Brockmeyer, Denis Höfer, Katja Schäfer, Romain Seil, Kurt Becker, Friedrich Paulsen, Dieter Kohn, Thomas Tschernig*

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Abstract

In this Short Communication, the issue is discussed whether the recently reported anterolateral ligament of the knee is a unique structure or just part of the iliotibial tract. The presented findings from investigations in body donors support the view of a unique structure.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-3
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Anatomy
Volume212
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2017
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Anterolateral ligament
  • Iliotibial tract
  • Knee
  • Segond fracture

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