Posterior tibiofibular ligament

Posterior tibiofibular ligament
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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
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Identifiers
Latinligamentum tibiofibulare posterius, ligamentum malleoli lateralis posterius
TA98A03.6.05.004
TA21870
FMA76853
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.



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