Anterior ligament of malleus

Infobox Ligament
Name = Anterior ligament of malleus
Latin = ligamentum mallei anterius
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To = tympanic cavity
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The Anterior ligament of the malleus is a fibrous band that extends from the neck of the malleus just above its anterior process to the anterior wall of the tympanic cavity close to the petrotympanic fissure. Some of the fibers also pass through the fissure to the spine of sphenoid bone.


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