anterior talofibular ligament

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an·te·ri·or ta·lo·fib·u·lar lig·a·ment

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the band of fibers that extends from the lateral malleolus to the neck of the talus.

anterior talofibular ligament

A ligament of the ankle that passes from the anterior margin of the lateral (fibular) malleolus, anteriorly and medially, to the talus bone, in front of its lateral articular facet. It is a lateral ankle ligament that prevents the foot from sliding forward in relation to the shin.
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Responding to questions from the ATFL, Aoun said Lebanon's security situation is under control and that security forces are carrying out their duties to the fullest.
With the patient in a supine position, a short carved 5 cm incision was made over the ATFL. Subcutaneous dissection was carried down to the level of the capsule and joint of the anterolateral lesion of the ankle.
The US company bought the additional ATFL shares from a third party as part of a strategy to expand its international operations and boost presence in the key Indian market, it said in a statement.
One piece was a bizarre fantasy, berating me for inviting to the meeting people who had not, in fact, been invited and criticising me for not including the ATFL, which was, in fact, our co-host!
other de-mining organizations, "thanks to generous donors," including ATFL and
Amin Gemayel, Head of the Phalange Party, reiterated a similar position on Friday saying, "Decisions of war and peace should be in the hands of the Lebanese government and no one else." Gemayel's comment came following a meeting with the American Task Force for Lebanon (ATFL)--a non-profit organization made up of Americans of Lebanese descent headed by Tom Nassif.
Summary: The American Task Force for Lebanon (ATFL) is spearheading a campaign - with support from the U.S.
Inversion ankle sprains usually occur in the anterior talofibular ligament (ATFL).
Download Geagea: Christians are at the core of the region NNA - Lebanese Forces Party leader, Samir Geagea, received on Wednesday in Maarab a delegation of the American Task Force for Lebanon (ATFL) headed by former Ambassador Edward Gabriel.
Tenderness was localized around the anterior talofibular ligament (ATFL), and instability and apprehension were evoked by the anterior drawer test.
Sunday's Sharae Sadiq lil Atfl, or "A Child-Friendly Street," celebrated the launch of an initiative led by a group of local children with the support of neighborhood committees, businesses, the Burj Hammoud municipality and the international organization World Vision.
Stability of the tibiotalar joint is provided by the joint capsule, the medial deltoid ligament, and the three lateral ligaments: the anterior talofibular ligament (ATFL), the calcaneofibular ligament (CFL), and the posterior talofibular ligament (PTFL).