Posterior ligament of the head of the fibula

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Posterior ligament of the head of the fibula
Gray346.png
Right knee-joint. Posterior view. (Post. lig. visible at center right, in white, near head of fibula.)
Details
Latin ligamentum capitis fibulae posterius
Identifiers
Gray's p.348
Dorlands
/Elsevier
l_09/12491791
TA A03.6.09.003
FMA FMA:76858
Anatomical terminology

The posterior ligament of the head of the fibula is a part of the knee. It is a single thick and broad band, which passes obliquely upward from the back of the head of the fibula to the back of the lateral condyle of the tibia.

It is covered by the tendon of the Popliteus.


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