Posterior talofibular ligament

Posterior talofibular ligament

The ligaments of the foot from the lateral aspect. (Post. talofibular lig. labeled at center left.)

Lateral view of the human ankle. (Posterior talofibular ligament labeled at bottom left.)
From talus bone
To fibula (lateral malleolus)
Latin ligamentum talofibulare posterius
TA A03.6.10.010
FMA 44084

Anatomical terminology

The posterior talofibular ligament, runs almost horizontally from the malleolar fossa of the lateral malleolus of the fibula to a prominent tubercle on the posterior surface of the talus immediately lateral to the groove for the tendon of the flexor hallucis longus.


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

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