Anterior horn of the meniscus
The meniscus is the medical term for the 'knee cartilage - those wedge-shaped semi-circular shock absorbers which sit between the thighbone (femur) and the shinbone (tibia). The anterior horn of the meniscus is the curved bit of at the front of the meniscus. The bit at the back is called the 'posterior horn' of the meniscus.
Anterior Horn Meniscal Repair Using an Outside-In Suture Technique Menge TJ, Dean CS, Chahla J, Mitchell JJ and LaPrade RF. Arthrosc Tech. 2016 Oct; 5(5): e1111–e1116.
The insertion of the anterior horn of the medial meniscus: an anatomic study Brown AA. Muscles Ligaments Tendons J. 2013 Jul-Sep; 3(3): 210–212.
A Special Tear Pattern of Anterior Horn of the Lateral Meniscus: Macerated Tear. Zheng J, Zhai W, Li Q, Jia Q and Lin D. PLoS One. 2017; 12(1): e0170710.
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