11/8/2013

A ligament in the knee that has largely gone unnoticed is finally getting some attention. First noticed by a surgeon in Paris about 150 years ago, little study has been done to figure out its function, until now. Dubbed the anterolateral ligament by Belgian researchers at the University Hospital Leuven, the structure might play an important role in keeping the knee from twisting, according to a report in the Journal of Anatomy.

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