Postero-lateral is a compound 'positional' word - meaning behind and to the outer aspect.. It is derived from 'posterior' and 'lateral'.

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Useful knee words and derivations

This is a list to help readers develop their knee vocabulary.

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CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

Anatomic Reconstruction of the Posterolateral Corner: An All-Arthroscopic Technique. Frings J, Kolb JP, Drenck TC, Krause M, Alm L, Akoto R and Frosch K-H. Arthrosc Tech. 2019 Feb; 8(2): e153–e161.


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