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
|Latin||Ligamenta tarsometatarsalia dorsalia|
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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