medial femoral condyle

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me·di·al fem·o·ral con·dyle

(mē'dē-ăl fem'ŏr-ăl kondīl)
Medial one of the two large rounded articular masses at the distal end of the femur.
Synonym(s): condylus medialis femoris [TA] .
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When the parameters associated with anterior cruciate ligament injury were included in the analysis, there was an independent association between anterior cruciate ligament and contusion of lateral femoral condyle, medial femoral condyle, and lateral tibial plateau (Table 4).
Relationships between the cartilage pathologies and the Baker's cyst volume Grade (G) % Mean [+ or -]SD P MFC G1 37.7 12.7871 9.02387 G2 40 11.3972 3.97737 G3 22.2 18.7340 5.71341 p=0.024 MTC G1 77.7 11.5174 6.56043 G2 13.3 18.8067 3.30986 G3 8.8 23.4800 1.25637 p=0.000 LTC G1 62.2 10.9546 6.18887 G2 22.2 16.0680 5.91703 G3 15.5 20.3514 7.10134 p=0.002 LFC G1 84.4 13.2247 6.97254 G2 4.4 19.4650 6.96500 G3 11.1 13.6800 8.75016 p=0.492 MFC: Medial femoral condyle; MTC: Medial tibial condyle; LTC: Lateral tibial condyle; LFC: Lateral tibial condyle Table 2.
Classically, SONK is described as a focal lesion occurring in the medial femoral condyle, and in the tibial plateau in a small proportion of cases.
Vascularized medial femoral condyle graft for management of scaphoid non-union.
Although there was no correlation between clinical characteristics, imaging findings and Q-angles of all participants, we found correlations between the Q-angle measurements and cartilage grading by US (r = 0.435, p = 0.033), K-L grading (r = 0.435, p = 0.021) and medial femoral condyle thickness (r = -0.399, p = 0.036).
The significant advantages of using a flexible reamer is the avoidance of the medial femoral condyle articular cartilage, and can curve around the medial condyle as pointed out by previous studies.
In the medial compartment, the width of the medial femoral condyle was determined and JSW was measured starting from the medial aspect of the condyle to a point equal to 50% of the total width of the condyle.
This structure coursed horizontally, immediately inferior to the distal portion of the vastus medialis obliquus, and inserted in the medial femoral condyle slightly anterior to the insertion of the adductor magnus and proximal to the origin of the medial collateral ligament.
Plain radiographs were taken and demonstrated a multiseptated "soap bubbly" lytic lesion in the medial femoral condyle (Figure 1).
The radiographs obtained in 2013 and 2015, two and four years, respectively, after the metaphyseal lesion was seen on the initial MRI, showed a well-marginated, locally aggressive, eccentric lesion in the right medial femoral condyle extending from the metaphysis to the epiphysis (Figure 2).
This terminal rotation is made possible by the shape of the medial femoral condyle, assisted by the iliotibial tract and is caused by the stretching of the anterior cruciate ligament.

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