medial collateral ligament


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medial tibial ligament

A broad, flat longitudinal ligament attached superiorly to the medial epichondyle of the femur, inherently to the medial meniscus, and inferiorly to the medial surface of the body of the tibia.
 
Function
Provides medial stability to knee joint.

me·di·al col·lat·er·al lig·a·ment

(mē'dē-ăl kŏ-lat'ĕr-ăl lig'ă-mĕnt)
A broad, flat band attached superiorly to the medial condyle of the femur and inferiorly to the medial condyle of the tibia; stabilizes the knee joint medially, resisting valgus stress.
Synonym(s): tibial collateral ligament.
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Reconstruction of medial collateral ligament defects with a flexor-pronator fascia patch in complete open release of stiff elbows.
A moderate amount of thickened, fibrotic tissue overlaid the ruptured medial collateral ligament, which precluded identification and primary closure of the ruptured ends of the ligament itself.
reported 5 cases of fragment excision of the medial epicondylar fragment and medial collateral ligament repair using suture anchors [6].
Caption: Figure 3 (A, B)--Medial carpus: LCMD = medial collateral ligament, deep component, radial carpal bone, third carpal bone, LCMS = medial collateral ligament, superficial component.
Biomechanical evaluation of the medial collateral ligament of the elbow.
Deng et al., "Biomechanical evaluation of the medial collateral ligament of the elbow," The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, vol.
"It's nice to get a little confidence with the puck and make some plays." Carey Price, playing for first time since a sprained medial collateral ligament in his right knee ended his season for the Montreal Canadiens on Nov.
The patient had anterior cruciate ligament, medial collateral ligament (MCL), medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) rupture, and lateral meniscal tear.
Low (left) said: "Bastian Schweinsteiger has injured his medial collateral ligament and is unavailable for our games against England on Saturday, and Italy as well.
Due to extension of the tumor into the medial articular surface, posterior cortex, and insertion site of the medial collateral ligament (MCL), prophylactic fixation of the right tibia and repair of the MCL with soft tissue mobilization and transfer were also performed (Figure 8).
Wing Grabham suffered a medial collateral ligament injury and will be out for the next six to eight weeks.
MCL stands for medial collateral ligament, and it is located on the inside of the knee.

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