The anterolateral corner (ALC) is that region on the outer side of the front of the knee.


Structures of the anterolateral corner

The anatomy includes the superficial and deep aspects of the iliotibial band (ITB) and its attachments to the femur, along with the anterolateral ligament (ALL), a capsular structure within the anterolateral capsule.


An 'interpretation' of a paper published in 2000 that explains the anatomical basis of certain multi-ligament injuries of the knee.



An Overview of Anatomy and Imaging of the Anterolateral Structures of the Knee. Helito CP and Helito PVP. Tech Orthop. 2018 Dec; 33(4): 206–212.

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