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Inferior extensor retinaculum

Other Terms: Inferior extensor retinaculum of ankle, Lower extensor retinaculum of ankle, Retinaculum musculorum extensorum inferius, Inferior extensor retinaculum of foot, Retinaculum musculorum extensorum inferius pedis, Rétinaculum inférieur des muscle extenseurs

Description

The inferior extensor retinaculum is a regular arrangement of oblique fibers in the anterior crural fascia that helps bind the extensor tendons of the crus to the tibia. It prevents the tendons from bowing away from the bone during the contraction of their associated musculature.

Latin

Retinaculum musculorum extensorum inferius pedis

French

Rétinaculum inférieur des muscle extenseurs

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