Dorsal tarsometatarsal ligaments

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Ligament: Dorsal tarsometatarsal ligaments
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Ligaments of the sole of the foot, with the tendons of the peroneus longus, tibialis posterior and tibialis anterior muscles
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The ligaments of the foot from the lateral aspect
Latin Ligamenta tarsometatarsalia dorsalia
Gray's p.358
Dorlands/Elsevier l_09/12493315

The dorsal tarsometatarsal ligaments are ligaments located in the foot. They are

strong, flat bands that stretch from the tarsal bones to the metatarsals .

The first metatarsal is joined to the first cuneiform by a broad, thin band; the second has three, one from each cuneiform bone; the third has one from the third cuneiform; the fourth has one from the third cuneiform and one from the cuboid; and the fifth, one from the cuboid.

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