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Knee

  • Philip Thorek
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Abstract

The region that constitutes the knee is bounded above by an imaginary line drawn around the thigh at a level of approximately 3 inches above the base of the patella. The inferior extent of the knee is at the tibial tuberosity.

Keywords

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Knee Joint Cruciate Ligament Posterior Cruciate Ligament Lateral Semilunar Cartilage 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Philip Thorek
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  1. 1.Thorek Hospital and Medical CenterChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Cook County Graduate School of MedicineUSA
  3. 3.University of Illinois College of MedicineUSA
  4. 4.American College of Chest PhysiciansUSA

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