The ligament of Humphrey is the anterior arm of the meniscofemoral ligament.

meniscofemoral ligament
The meniscofemoral ligament begins at the back  of the lateral meniscus, where it splits into two. One part passes in front of the posterior cruciate ligament and the other passes behind it.


Anterior meniscofemoral ligament

The anterior meniscofemoral ligament passes in front of the posterior cruciate ligament in its path from the back of the lateral meniscus to the medial condyle of the femur.


A discussion of the differences between the two menisci in terms of their mobility, and what this means in terms of meniscus injury patterns.



Evaluation of age-dependent morphometrics of the meniscofemoral ligaments in reference to the posterior cruciate ligament in routine MRI Röhrich S, Kainberger F and Hirtler L. Eur Radiol. 2018; 28(6): 2369–2379.

Anterior and Posterior Meniscofemoral Ligaments: MRI Evaluation. Bintoudi A, Natsis K and Tsitouridis I. Anat Res Int. 2012; 2012: 839724.

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