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The Arab Knee- What makes it special?

The term "Arab Knee" is not a recognized medical or anatomical term, and there is no distinct physiological or structural difference in the knee joint based on ethnicity or regional origin. Human anatomy, including the structure of the knee joint, is generally consistent across populations. The knee joint is a complex hinge joint that connects the thigh bone (femur) to the shinbone (tibia) and plays a crucial role in supporting body weight and facilitating movement. It's important to note that individual anatomical variations can exist, but these variations are not specific to any ethnic or regional group. Factors such as genetics, lifestyle, and biomechanics may contribute to variations in knee anatomy among individuals, but these differences are not attributed to a specific ethnicity or geographic region.

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Dr. Hesham Al Khateeb

Consultant Trauma & Orthopedic Surgeon, Clemenceau Medical Center Hospital, DXB

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The term "Arab Knee" is not a recognized medical or anatomical term, and there is no distinct physiological or structural difference in the knee joint based on ethnicity or regional origin. Human anatomy, including the structure of the knee joint, is generally consistent across populations. The knee joint is a complex hinge joint that connects the thigh bone (femur) to the shinbone (tibia) and plays a crucial role in supporting body weight and facilitating movement. It's important to note that individual anatomical variations can exist, but these variations are not specific to any ethnic or regional group. Factors such as genetics, lifestyle, and biomechanics may contribute to variations in knee anatomy among individuals, but these differences are not attributed to a specific ethnicity or geographic region.