Patellofemoral joint - Articulatio femoropatellaris

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Общие термины > Arthrology > Joints of pelvic limb > Коленный сустав > Patellofemoral joint

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The femoropatellar joint is located between the patella and the trochlea of the femur.

In carnivores, it is freely connected with the femorotibial joint.

Since the patella resembles a sledge sliding on the trochlea of femur, is classified as a sledge joint.


Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS
Veterinary Anatomy of Domestic Mammals: Textbook and Colour Atlas, Sixth Edition - Horst Erich König, Hans-Georg Liebich - Schattauer - ISBN-13: 978-3794528332

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