distal tibiofibular joint

tib·i·o·fib·u·lar syn·des·mo·sis

[TA]
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.

distal tibiofibular joint

apposition of the distal tibia and fibula permitting a very small amount of medial movement of fibula on tibia; maintained by the interosseous tibiofibula ligament, overlain by anterior and posterior tibiofibular ligaments
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Numerous studies investigating the distal tibiofibular joint exist in the literature, yet there is no consensus regarding the definitive surgical treatment of acute syndesmosis injuries.
The bony architecture and the supporting syndesmotic ligaments stabilize the distal tibiofibular joint.
Biomechanical studies demonstrate that the distal tibiofibular joint is dynamic.