interosseous tibiofibular ligament

in·ter·os·se·ous tib·i·o·fib·u·lar lig·a·ment

the distal continuation of the interosseous membrane forming a strong ligament that unites the distal end of the tibia and fibula; it lies deep to the posterior tibiofibular ligament.
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Moreover, only those with the oblique or spiral fibular fracture line more than 5 cm above the tibial plafond were included because the interosseous tibiofibular ligament was 49.4 mm (45.4-53.3 mm) proximal to the center of the plafond to the tibia.[20] The exclusion criteria included (i) Maisonneuve fractures;[21] (ii) fractures that were associated with ipsilateral hindfoot, midfoot, or limb fractures; (iii) open fractures; (iv) previous ipsilateral ankle injuries and deformities; (v) pediatric fractures (when <14 years of age).{Figure 1}
(87,88) One series consisted of syndesmosis pathology (anterior, posterior, and interosseous tibiofibular ligaments) in athletes resulting from supination and external rotation trauma.
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