Annular ligament of stapes

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Ligament: Annular stapedial ligament
Latin Ligamentum anulare stapedis
Gray's [1]
From Stapes
To Oval window
Dorlands/Elsevier stapedial ligament l_09/Annular stapedial ligament

The Annular stapedial ligament is a ring of fibrous tissue that connects the base of the stapes to the oval window of the inner ear.

Calcification and hardening of the annular ligament of the stapes (Otosclerosis) is a common cause of adult deafness.