Posterior talofibular ligament

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Posterior talofibular ligament
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The ligaments of the foot from the lateral aspect. (Post. talofibular lig. labeled at center left.)
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Lateral view of the human ankle. (Posterior talofibular ligament labeled at bottom left.)
Details
Latin ligamentum talofibulare posterius
From
talus bone
To
fibula (lateral malleolus)
Identifiers
Gray's p.351
Dorlands
/Elsevier
l_09/12493261
TA A03.6.10.010
FMA FMA:44084
Anatomical terminology

The posterior talofibular ligament, runs almost horizontally from the depression at the medial and back part of the fibular malleolus (lateral malleolus) to a prominent tubercle on the posterior surface of the talus immediately lateral to the groove for the tendon of the flexor hallucis longus.

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