Review Items - Joints of the Lower Limb

Os coxae
     Acetabular notch
Obturator foramen
Fovea capitis
Intertrochanteric line
Intercondylar fossa
Patellar surface
Medial & lateral condyles
     Medial & lateral (tibial plateau)
Intercondylar eminence
Hip joint:
Iliofemoral ligament
Pubofemoral ligament
Ischiofemoral ligament
Zona orbicularis
Acetabular labrum
Transverse acetabular ligament
Ligamentum capitis femoris
Iliopectineal bursa
Associated structures
Obturator externus muscle
Obturator membrane
Obturator artery
Knee joint:
Fibular (lateral) collateral ligament
Tibial (medial) collateral ligament
Infrapatellar synovial fat pad
Anterior cruciate ligament
Posterior cruciate ligament
Medial and lateral menisci
Ankle and foot joints:
Interosseous membrane
Distal tibiofibular joint
Anterior & posterior tibiofibular ligaments
Transverse tibiofibular ligament
Ankle joint
Subtalar joint
     Interosseous talocalcaneal ligament
Medial side
     Deltoid ligament
Lateral side
     Anterior talofibular ligament
     Calcaneofibular ligament
     Posterior talofibular ligament
Plantar foot
Long & short plantar ligaments
Plantar calcaneonavicular (spring) ligament
Transverse tarsal (midtarsal) joint
Clinical Terms:
Popliteal/Baker's cyst
Terrible triad
Drawer sign
Pott's fracture
Knee prosthesis
Genu valgus/varus