Joints of left ankle and foot

Interior of ankle joint and subtalar joint in relation to ligaments, posterior view

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Joints of left ankle and foot
Interior of ankle joint and subtalar joint in relation to ligaments, posterior view
The fascia posterior to the joints has been removed and the capsules have been partly opened to reveal parts of the talus and calcaneus within the joint cavities.
1 . Fibula
2 . Posterior tibiofibular ligament
3 . Trochlea of talus (exposed within talocrural joint)
4 . Talocrural articular capsule
5 . Groove for peroneal tendons
6 . Posterior talofibular ligament
7 . Subtalar articulation (opened)
8 . Posterior talocalcaneal ligament
9 . Tendo calcaneus (cut off)
10 . Posterior surface of tibia
11 . Medial malleolus
12 . Groove for tibialis posterior muscle
13 . Posterior tibiotalar part of deltoid ligament
14 . Groove for flexor hallucis longus muscle
15 . Upper pointer: Tibiocalcaneal part of deltoid ligament Lower pointer: Sustentaculum tali