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Lateral collateral ligament (LCL)
The ligament that runs along the outside of the knee joint, providing stability to the outer (lateral) part of the knee.
Tough bands of connective tissue that attach bones to bones and help keep them together at a joint.
The lower back, composed of five vertebrae.
An autoimmune disease that occurs primarily in women and affects many organs and organ systems, including the skin, joints, heart and blood vessels, kidneys and brain.
A type of white blood cell involved in the immune system.