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Posterior ligament of fibular head

Other Terms: Posterior ligament of fibular head, Posterior ligament of head of fibula, Ligamentum capitis fibulae posterius, Ligament postérieur de la tête fibulaire

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Group

Lower limb joints - Tibiofibular

Description

This is basically a thickening of the fibrous capsule of the proximal tibiofibular joint. It is a thick band that crosses at an angle from the posterior aspect of the fibular head to the lateral condyle of the tibia.

Function

Stabilize the proximal tibiofibular joint.

Latin

Ligamentum capitis fibulae posterius

French

Ligament postérieur de la tête fibulaire

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