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Oblique popliteal ligament

Other Terms: Ligament of Winslow, Bourgery's ligament, Ligamentum popliteum obliquum, Ligament poplité oblique

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Group

Lower limb joints - Knee

Description

This is a flat ligamentous band that arises from the lateral side of the semimembranosus muscle and posterior aspect of the tibial condyle. It ascends obliquely laterally to attach to the medial surface of the lateral femoral condyle. It blends with the posterior surface of the fibrous joint capsule and is the floor of the popliteal fossa.

Function

Stabilizes the posterior aspect of the knee joint and limits lateral rotation of the tibia.

Latin

Ligamentum popliteum obliquum

French

Ligament poplité oblique

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