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Plantar calcaneocuboid ligament

Other Terms: Short plantar ligament, Ligamentum calcaneocuboideum plantare, Ligament calcanéocuboïdien plantaire

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Group

Lower limb joints - Ankle and foot

Description

This is deep to the long plantar ligament and also attaches to a broad region on the plantar surface of the calcaneus. It is a strong band that is shorter than of long plantar ligament and projects distally to the plantar surface of the cuboid bone.

Function

Stabilizes the calcaneocuboid joint and supports the lateral longitudinal arch.

Latin

Ligamentum calcaneocuboideum plantare

French

Ligament calcanéocuboïdien plantaire

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