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The centre of the transverse axis of the is located where both collateral ligaments and both cruciate ligaments intersect.
With the knee extended both the lateral and medial collateral ligaments, as well as the anterior part of the anterior cruciate ligament, are taut.
The lateral collateral ligament (LCL) is the primary varus stabilizer of the knee [1,2] and its injuries are frequently associated with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) and posterolateral corner injuries.
A potential problem is a mismatch between patellar tendon graft and lateral collateral ligament.
The three main ones are the ulnar collateral ligament, radial collateral ligament, and annular ligament.
For this reason, early surgical intervention is generally undertaken for all cases of ruptured ulnar collateral ligaments.
Magnetic resonanace imaging of the collateral ligaments of the thumb.
Assessing the collateral ligaments requires the elbow to be flexed to 20 - 30[degrees] to relax the anterior capsule and bring the olecranon out of the fossa.
Medial collateral ligament insufficiency usually presents with pain.
Greater than 30[degrees] of valgus laxity during this component of the stress test correlates with complete rupture of both the proper and accessory collateral ligaments.
On this basis, in view of the above considerations, the objective of the present study was to describe the morphometry of the oblique and medial collateral ligaments of the dog's elbow with emphasis on their anatomical aspects.
This study found that adolescent, asymptomatic pitchers demonstrated minimal morphological changes and signal abnormalities in the MR images of their ulnar collateral ligaments.