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Distal tibiofibular syndesmosis

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

Anatomy: Lower limb

Anatomy: Lower limb

Article information

rID: 35452
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Distal tibiofibular joint
  • Tibiofibular syndesmosis

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