Anterior talofibular ligament

Infobox Ligament
Name = Anterior talofibular ligament
Latin = ligamentum talofibulare anterius
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Caption = The ligaments of the foot from the lateral aspect. (Ant. talofibular lig. labeled at bottom center left.)


Caption2 = Lateral view of the human ankle. (Anterior talofibular ligament labeled at center right.)
From = talus bone
To = fibula (lateral malleolus)
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DorlandsPre = l_09
DorlandsSuf = 12493255
The anterior talofibular ligament passes from the anterior margin of the fibular malleolus, forward and medially, to the talus bone, in front of its lateral articular facet.

It is the most commonly sprained ligament, as part of the lateral ligament of the ankle.

ee also

* Sprained ankle
* Posterior talofibular ligament

External links

* - "Lateral view of the ligaments of the ankle."
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* (NormanAnatomyFig|latanklejoint)


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