The popliteal fossa is the indented area at the back of the knee.

Popliteal space

Pain in the back of the knee

An overview with illustrations.

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.



Popliteal Fossa Pain in 24 Year-old Female. Choi KW, Yoon KB, Yoon DM and Kim DH. Korean J Pain. 2012 Oct; 25(4): 275–277.

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