Calcaneofibular ligament

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Calcaneofibular ligament
Gray355.png
The ligaments of the foot from the lateral aspect. (Label for Calcaneofibular ligament is at bottom left.)
Ankle en.svg
Lateral view of the human ankle
Details
Latin ligamentum calcaneofibulare
From
calcaneus
To
fibula (lateral malleolus)
Identifiers
Gray's p.351
Dorlands
/Elsevier
l_09/12491729
TA A03.6.10.011
FMA FMA:44089
Anatomical terminology

The calcaneofibular ligament is a narrow, rounded cord, running from the apex of the fibular malleolus downward and slightly backward to a tubercle on the lateral surface of the calcaneus.

It is covered by the tendons of the Peronæi longus and brevis.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.