Distal tibiofibular syndesmosis

Last revised by Dr Sonam Vadera on 04 May 2021

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.

Gross anatomy

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

Related pathology

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