talofibular

talofibular

 [ta″lo-fib´u-lar]
pertaining to the talus and fibula.
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ta·lo·fib·u·lar

(tā'lō-fib'yū-lăr),
Relating to the talus and the fibula.
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One study found that 91% of syndesmotic injuries involved at least 1 of the lateral collateral ligaments (anterior talofibular ligament [ATFL], calcaneofibular ligament [CFL], or posterior talofibular ligament [PTFL]).
The most important of these outside ligaments is the anterior talofibular ligament connecting the fibula to the talus.
The former finding may be explained in terms of the role played by the anterior talofibular ligament, which both regulates anterior translation and provides frontal plane stability of the ankle joint.
Seeing that LIFT is a consequence of an acute inversion injury of the ankle, a variable degree of the anterior talofibular ligament (ATFL) damage is usually present (3).
The senior tore the anterior talofibular ligament in an ankle in a Dec.
In the clinical setting, lateralization of the force vector in the acquired flatfoot deformity was demonstrated to cause hindfoot impingement including talofibular, talocalcaneal, and calcaneofibular and subsequent stress fracture of the distal fibula [2, 3, 20].
Palpation revealed mild to moderate tenderness over the anterior talofibular ligament, and restrictions in the subtalar and navicular joints.
(5) Results from the study showed that 30% of asymptomatic patients had abnormal findings with the anterior talofibular ligament and peroneal tendons, and 11% had an abnormal calcancofibular ligament.
Among the procedures described in the literature, it is pertinent to note the reconstruction of various tendinous and ligamentous structures, such as joint ligaments of the foot (anterior talofibular, calcaneofibular) (Pagenstert et al., 2005) and flexor tendons; using its distal segment as osteotendinous grafts.
The maximal stress in the cartilage of the primary foot joints (talonavicular, calcaneocuboid, tibiotalar, and talofibular joints) is shown in Figure 6.