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Table 1 Quantitative measurements of sMCL and dMCL on their femoral insertion and their relationship to the joint line, medial epicondyle, medial gastrocnemius tubercle and medial adduct tubercle

From: Morphology of the medial collateral ligament of the knee

  Femoral insertion Distance from the centroid of femoral insertion to
  Area (mm2) Width (mm) Length (mm) Femoral Joint line (mm) ME MGT MAT
sMCL 79.7 ± 17.6 11.8 ± 3.4 9.0 ± 1.9 31.1 ± 4.6 2.9 ± 0.8 14.7 ± 4.5 16.5 ± 1.6
dMCL 71.9 ± 14.8 9.9 ± 3.2 9.4 ± 3.3 20.5 ± 4.2 13.0 ± 2.7 22.1 ± 4.6 27.4 ± 5.1
  1. ME = medial epicondyle, MGT = medial gastrocnemius tubercle, MAT = medial adductor tubercle