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Posterior talofibular ligament

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.

Posterior talofibular ligament
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The ligaments of the foot from the lateral aspect. (Post. talofibular lig. labeled at center left.)
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Lateral view of the human ankle. (Posterior talofibular ligament labeled at bottom left.)
Details
Fromtalus bone
Tofibula (lateral malleolus)
Identifiers
Latinligamentum talofibulare posterius
TAA03.6.10.010
FMA44084
Anatomical terminology

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 351 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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