Anterior ligament of the head of the fibula

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Anterior ligament of the head of the fibula
Gray347.png
Right knee-joint, from the front, showing interior ligaments. (Ant. super. tibio-fibular lig. labeled at center left, in white.)
Details
Latin ligamentum capitis fibulae anterius
From fibula
To tibia
Identifiers
Gray's p.348
Dorlands
/Elsevier
l_09/12491784
TA A03.6.09.002
FMA 76857
Anatomical terminology

The anterior ligament of the head of the fibula (anterior superior ligament) consists of two or three broad and flat bands, which pass obliquely upward from the front of the head of the fibula to the front of the lateral condyle of the tibia.

This fibrous band crosses obliquely and superiorly from the anterior aspect of the head of the fibula to the lateral condyle of the tibia. It merges with the fibrous capsule of the proximal tibiofibular joint and restrains it's movements further.

References[edit]

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