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The medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) and medial patellomeniscal ligament (MPML) both play important roles as primary stabilizers of the patella.
Medially, the medial patellofemoral ligament is the most important structure for maintaining patellar stability, although the medial patellotibial and patellomeniscal ligaments also play secondary stabilizing roles.