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Posterolateral corner

The posterolateral corner of the knee is the region on the outer aspect, towards the back of the knee.

The anatomy here is complex, and injuries require the attention of a specialist. Injuries of the posterolateral corner may be missed by the inexperienced surgeon.

Other relevant resources on this site:

Courses about Knee Ligament Issues

19 Aug, 2015

These in-depth courses by experts are about the ligaments of the knee, such as the...

Posterolateral corner injuries of the knee - a course by Frank Noyes, MD

24 Sep, 2009

Dr Frank Noyes of the Cincinnati Sportsmedicine and Orthopaedic Center in Cincinnati, Ohio brings you a structured course on the complex area of the posteolateral corner. Dr Noyes is one of the world's foremost knee surgeons, researcher and author of hundreds of leading publications of many topics to do with the knee.

2006 - Posterolateral Reconstruction Techniques. Techniques in Knee Surgery

25 Feb, 2008

An 'interpretation' of a 2006 medical article outlining the important anatomy of the important posterolateral corner of the knee, and the surgical procedures that are relevant there.


2004 - The posterolateral corner of the knee. Anatomy, biomechanics and management of injuries.

25 Feb, 2008

An 'interpretation' of a 2004 medical publication explaining the complex anatomy of the very difficult posterolateral corner - an area where injuries are often missed by doctors.


Who's Who in posterolateral corner surgery

11 Nov, 2007

Knee surgeons with a special interest in the posterolateral corner. List compiled by the Editor.


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