The Knee and Related Structures. Chapter 16. KNEE ANATOMY. Bones femur fibula tibia patella Articulations tibiofemoral patellofemoral. ANATOMY cont. Menisci Medial meniscus Lateral meniscus Blood supply (3 vascular zones) Versus hyaline cartilage Ligaments
Clinically, athletes suffering from rotary instabilities will complain of the knee “going out”.
Meniscal injuries may often be in combination with other injuries to the knee, or they can be isolated. Immediate diagnosis is often difficult, but fortunately not an emergency.