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Posterolateral Corner

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  • General
    • Primary restraint to varus forces of the knee[1]
    • Primary restraint to posterolateral rotation of the tibia
  • In cruciate deficient knees[2]
    • Play a great role as secondary stabilizers to anterior and posterior tibial translation

Vascular Supply


Clinical Significance

See Also


  1. Chahla J, Moatshe G, Dean CS, LaPrade RF. Posterolateral corner of the knee: current concepts. Arch Bone Jt Surg. 2016;4:97–103
  2. Gollehon DL, Torzilli PA, Warren RF. The role of the posterolateral and cruciate ligaments in the stability of the human knee: a biomechanical study. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1987;69:233–42.
Created by:
John Kiel on 9 July 2019 23:43:52
Last edited:
14 December 2020 19:04:09