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Blumensaat's line

Blumensaat's line corresponds to the roof of intercondylar notch of the femur as seen on lateral radiograph of knee joint. It has been used for:

  • indicating relative position of patella (normally this line intersects the lower pole of patella)
  • suggesting ACL injury (normal ACL Blumensaat angle is less than or equal to 15o)

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