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Distal tibiofibular syndesmosis

Dr Henry Knipe and Dr Matthew Jarvis et al.

The tibiofibular syndesmosis is a complex fibrous joint composed of multiple ligaments and a broad fibrous interosseous membrane that spans between the tibia and fibula throughout the length of both bones.

The distal osseous part of this syndesmotic joint includes the following four components:

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Anatomy: Lower limb

Anatomy: Lower limb

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rID: 35452
Section: Anatomy
Tag: refs, stub, stub
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Tibiofibular syndesmosis

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