Annular ligament of stapes

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Annular stapedial ligament
Details
FromStapes
ToOval window
Identifiers
LatinLigamentum anulare stapedis
TAA15.3.02.060
FMA60884
Anatomical terminology

The Annular stapedial ligament is a ring of fibrous tissue that connects the base of the stapes to the oval window of the inner ear.

Calcification and hardening of the annular ligament of the stapes (Otosclerosis) is a common cause of adult deafness.