Intercondylar eminence - Eminentia intercondylaris

Description

The medial and lateral condyles of the tibia are separated on there proximal articular surface by the intercondylar eminence. 

The intercondylar eminence is subdivided by the central intercondylar area (for attachment of central cruciate ligament) into a medial and lateral intercondylar tubercles.

 

Cranially to the intercondylar eminence is the cranial intercondylar area divided in two rough areas for attachment of menisci.

Caudally to the intercondylar eminence is the caudal intercondylar area, a rough area for the attachment of caudal cruciate ligament and medial meniscus


Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS

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