Dorsal tarsometatarsal ligaments

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Ligament: Dorsal tarsometatarsal ligaments
Ligaments of the sole of the foot, with the tendons of the peroneus longus, tibialis posterior and tibialis anterior muscles
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.


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