Anterolateral recess of the ankle joint

Last revised by Joachim Feger on 16 Sep 2021

The anterolateral recess of the ankle joint also known as the anterolateral gutter is a triangular or pyramidal formed topographical space of the anterolateral aspect of the ankle 1-4.

Gross anatomy

The space may contain joint fluid in asymptomatic individuals and is defined by the following anatomical structures 1-4.


Related pathology

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