Type of Article:  Original Research

Volume 5; Issue 2.2 (May 2017)

Page No.: 3833-3835

DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.16965/ijar.2017.195


Ghalawat N, Rathee S.K.

Department of Anatomy, Pt. B.D.Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences Rohtak, India.

Address for Correspondence: Dr. Neeru Ghalawat, Department Of Anatomy, Pt. B.D.Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences Rohtak, India. E-Mail: drneeru465@gmail.com


Introduction: The menisco-femoral ligament is one of the most important accessory ligament of the knee joint. This ligament acts in synergy with the cruciate ligament. It is important to have the knowledge of this ligament in arthroscopic surgeries. On MRI examination this ligament can be mistaken for osteochondral and meniscal fragment.

Materials and Methods: The present study was carried out on 50 knee joints in two age groups ranging from 20-40 years and 41-60 years in which the histology of this ligament was observed.

Results: Regular dense parallel collagen fibers were seen in the histology of menisco-femoral ligament.

Conclusion: No changes were seen in the histology of ligament with increasing age in the present study with two age groups.

Key words: Knee Joint, Menisco-Femoral Ligament, Collagen Fibres, Meniscus.


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Cite this article: Ghalawat N, Rathee S.K. B. HISTOLOGY OF MENISCO-FEMORAL LIGAMENT. Int J Anat Res 2017;5(2.2):3833-3835. DOI: 10.16965/ijar.2017.195