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Posterior talofibular ligament

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Posterior talofibular ligament

Posterior talofibular ligament
The ligaments of the foot from the lateral aspect. (Post. talofibular lig. labeled at center left.)
Lateral view of the human ankle. (Posterior talofibular ligament labeled at bottom left.)
Latin ligamentum talofibulare posterius
From talus bone
To fibula (lateral malleolus)
Anatomical terminology

The posterior talofibular ligament, runs almost horizontally from the malleolar fossa of the lateral malleolus of the fibula to a prominent tubercle on the posterior surface of the talus immediately lateral to the groove for the tendon of the flexor hallucis longus.


This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

External links

  • lljoints at The Anatomy Lesson by Wesley Norman (Georgetown University) (posterioranklejoint)

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