PLC is an abbreviation of 'posterolateral corner', that region at the side of the knee towards the back.

PLC or posterolateral corner of the knee
menisco-femoral ligaments of the posterolateral corner


Complex relationship with the lateral meniscus

The popliteus tendon and the meniscofemoral and meniscotibial ligaments create a complex anatomy on the lateral side of the back of the knee.

Posterolateral corner

Dr Sheila Strover (Editor)
BSc (Hons), MB BCh, MBA

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