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Tibiofibular joint (Superior tibiofibular joint)
Other Terms: Articulatio tibiofibularis, Articulation tibiofibulaire
The tibiofibular articulation is the joint between the fibular articular surface of the tibia and the articular surface of the fibular head. It is a small synovial joint with almost plane articular surfaces and possesses strong accessory ligaments, which reinforce the capsule anteriorly and posteriorly. The tense capsular ligament snugly embraces the cartilaginous surfaces.