Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Joints of left ankle and foot

Ligaments of ankle and foot, dorsal view

Image #203-1

KEYWORDS: Ankle, Bones joints cartilage, Foot and toes, Muscles and tendons.

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Joints of left ankle and foot
Ligaments of ankle and foot, dorsal view
The bifurcate ligament is obscured in this photograph by bands of the dorsal calcaneocuboid ligament medial to the area indicated by pointer 5. It is visible in view 203-3.
1 . Dorsal metatarsal ligament
2 . Dorsal cuneocuboid ligament
3 . Insertion of peroneus brevis muscle on tuberosity of 5th metatarsal bone
4 . Upper pointer: Dorsal cuneonavicular ligament (also see no. 19) Lower pointer: Dorsal cuboideonavicular ligament
5 . Dorsal calcaneocuboid ligament
6 . Superior tubercle of calcaneus
7 . Cervical ligament
8 . Intermediate root of inferior extensor retinaculum
9 . Tarsal sinus
10 . Lateral root of inferior extensor retinaculum
11 . Anterior talofibular ligament
12 . Trochlea of talus (lateral border, covered by articular capsule)
13 . Lateral malleolus
14 . Anterior tibiofibular ligament
15 . Dorsal tarsometatarsal ligaments
16 . Dorsal intercuneiform ligaments
17 . Tibialis anterior muscle (tendon at insertion)
18 . Medial cuneiform bone (covered by periosteum and ligaments)
19 . Dorsal cuneonavicular ligament (also see no. 4)
20 . Navicular bone (covered by periosteum and ligaments)
21 . Talonavicular ligament
22 . Plantar calcaneonavicular ligament (upper part of spring ligament)
23 . Head of talus (covered by ligaments)
24 . Anterior tibiotalar part of deltoid ligament
25 . Deltoid ligament
26 . Trochlea of talus (covered by talocrural articular capsule)
27 . Medial malleolus
28 . Tibia
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