The ligaments of the foot from the lateral aspect. (Label for Calcaneofibular ligament is at bottom left.)
Lateral view of the human ankle
|To||fibula (lateral malleolus)|
The calcaneofibular ligament is a narrow, rounded cord, running from the tip of the lateral malleolus of the fibula downward and slightly backward to a tubercle on the lateral surface of the calcaneus. It is part of the lateral collateral ligament, which opposes the hyperinversion of the subtalar joint, as in a common type of ankle sprain.
- Matsui K, Takao M, Tochigi Y, Ozeki S, Glazebrook M (June 2017). "Anatomy of anterior talofibular ligament and calcaneofibular ligament for minimally invasive surgery: a systematic review". Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy (Review). 25 (6): 1892–1902. doi:10.1007/s00167-016-4194-y. PMID 27295109.
- Calcaneofibular_ligament at the Duke University Health System's Orthopedics program
- sports/14 at eMedicine—Calcaneofibular ligament injury
- lljoints at The Anatomy Lesson by Wesley Norman (Georgetown University) (posterioranklejoint)
- Anatomy figure: 17:10-05 at Human Anatomy Online, SUNY Downstate Medical Center
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