tibiofibular syndesmosis

tib·i·o·fib·u·lar syn·des·mo·sis

the fibrous union of the tibia and fibula consisting of the interosseous membrane and the anterior, interosseous and posterior tibiofibular ligaments at the distal extremities of the bones.
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3,5) The proximal tibiofibular articulation is synovial; more distally the fibula is firmly joined to the tibia by the tibiofibular syndesmosis with interosseous foramina and proximal and distal neurovascular bundles.
A radiographic evaluation of the tibiofibular syndesmosis, Foot Ankle.
Analysis of the stress and displacement distribution of inferior tibiofibular syndesmosis injuries repaired with screw fixation: a finite element study, PLoS One, 8(12): e80236.
Distal tibiofibular syndesmosis injuries are usually associated with ankle fractures, especially common in Denis B and C fractures.
We have performed the biomechanical testing for the SEH, and cyclic axial loadings were applied to specimens with the distal tibiofibular syndesmosis injuries fixing with the SEH at 2, 5, 8, and 12 weeks.
Barnes, "Symptomatic ossification of the tibiofibular syndesmosis in professional football players: a sequela of the syndesmotic ankle sprain," Foot and Ankle International, vol.
When the talus is maximally dorsiflexed, the tibiofibular syndesmosis spreads, and the wider portion of the talar articular surface locks into the ankle mortise, allowing little or no rotation between the talus and the mortise.
Anatomy of the tibiofibular syndesmosis and its clinical relevance.
Inversion ankle sprains seldom present a diagnostic dilemma to the experienced practitioner; however injuries to the distal tibiofibular syndesmosis often go unnoticed.
MRI findings associated with distal tibiofibular syndesmosis injury.
Ligamentous ankle injuries occur in one of three regions: lateral, medial, or at the tibiofibular syndesmosis.
The effects of rotation on radiographic evaluation of the tibiofibular syndesmosis.