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KNEE-PATELLAR STABILITY

Anatomy-Lower Limb

KNEE-PATELLAR STABILITY

3 factors that prevent the lateral dislocation of the patella:
1. Bony - prominence of the lateral femoral condyle.
2. Muscular - lowest fibers of the vastus medialis.
3. Ligamentous - tension of the medial patellar retinaculum.



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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
3. Image: Mysid [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons [Accessed 13 Apr. 2019].

Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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