Posterior tibiofibular ligament

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Posterior tibiofibular ligament
The ligaments of the foot from the lateral aspect. (Post. lat. malleol. lig. labeled at center left.)
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Lateral view of the human ankle
Latin ligamentum tibiofibulare posterius, ligamentum malleoli lateralis posterius
TA A03.6.05.004
FMA 76853
Anatomical terminology

The posterior ligament of the lateral malleolus (posterior tibiofibular ligament, posterior inferior ligament). It is smaller than the anterior ligament of the lateral malleolus and is disposed in a similar manner on the posterior surface of the syndesmosis. It connects the tibia and fibular on the inferior part of both bones.


This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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