Joints of left ankle and foot

Interior of ankle and mid-tarsal joints in relation to ligaments, lateral view

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Joints of left ankle and foot
Interior of ankle and mid-tarsal joints in relation to ligaments, lateral view
The thin parts of the capsules of the ankles and mid-tarsal joints have been cut away to emphasize the position of the ligaments in relation to the bony and cartilaginous parts of these joints.
1 . Tibia
2 . Trochlea of talus (pointer on superior surface)
3 . Anterior talofibular ligament
4 . Cervical ligament
5 . Talonavicular ligament
6 . Calcaneonavicular ligament (part of bifurcate ligament)
7 . Calcaneocuboid ligament (part of bifurcate ligament)
8 . Dorsal cuneonavicular ligament
9 . Fibula
10 . Anterior tibiofibular ligament
11 . Lateral process of talus
12 . Left pointer: Lateral talocalcaneal ligament Right pointer: Calcaneofibular ligament
13 . Calcaneus
14 . Inferior peroneal retinaculum (opened)
15 . Left pointer: Inferior extensor retinaculum (intermediate root) Right pointer: Tarsal sinus (leading into deeply placed tarsal canal)
16 . Dorsal calcaneocuboid ligament
17 . Dorsal cuboideonavicular ligament