interosseous tibiofibular ligament

(redirected from transverse 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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The ankle syndesmosis is made up of four ligaments, including the anterior inferior tibiofibular ligament (AITFL), the posterior inferior tibiofibular ligament (PITFL), the transverse tibiofibular ligament (TTFL), and the interosseous ligament (IOL), a distal extension of the interosseous membrane (Fig.
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