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Superior fibular retinaculum

Other Terms: Superior peroneal retinaculum, Retinaculum musculorum peroneum superius, Retinaculum musculorum fibularium superius, Retinaculum musculorum peroneorum superius, Rétinaculum supérieur des muscle fibulaires

Description

The superior fibular, or peroneal, retinaculum helps hold the tendons of the fibular muscles in place as they pass around the lateral malleolus. This transverse fascial band attaches to the lateral malleolus and extends backward to attach to the lateral aspect of the calcaneus.

Latin

Retinaculum musculorum fibularium superius

Latin

Retinaculum musculorum peroneorum superius

French

Rétinaculum supérieur des muscle fibulaires

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