Posterior ligament of the lateral malleolus

Infobox Ligament
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Latin = ligamentum tibiofibulare posterius, ligamentum malleoli lateralis posterius
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Caption = The ligaments of the foot from the lateral aspect. (Post. lat. malleol. lig. labeled at center left.)


Caption2 = Lateral view of the human ankle
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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.

External links

* [http://www.maitrise-orthop.com/corpusmaitri/orthopaedic/mo80_laude/laude_us.shtml Overview at maitrise-orthop.com]
* [http://www.gla.ac.uk/ibls/fab/tutorial/anatomy/anklet.html Overview at gla.ac.uk]


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