Dorsal tarsometatarsal ligaments

Dorsal tarsometatarsal ligaments

Ligaments of the sole of the foot, with the tendons of the peroneus longus, tibialis posterior and tibialis anterior muscles

The ligaments of the foot from the lateral aspect
Latin Ligamenta tarsometatarsalia dorsalia
TA A03.6.10.602
FMA 44270

Anatomical terminology

The dorsal tarsometatarsal ligaments are ligaments located in the foot. They are strong, flat bands that stretch from the tarsal bones to the metatarsals .

The first metatarsal is joined to the first cuneiform by a broad, thin band; the second has three, one from each cuneiform bone; the third has one from the third cuneiform; the fourth has one from the third cuneiform and one from the cuboid; and the fifth, one from the cuboid.


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

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