Dorsal talonavicular ligament
The dorsal talonavicular ligament extends from the mid-talar neck to the navicular bone and merges with the joint capsule medially and laterally 1,2.
The dorsal talonavicular ligament originates at the dorsal aspect talar neck and inserts at the dorsal surface of the navicular bone.
The dorsal talonavicular ligament is consistently pictured on sagittal images and often outlined by joint fluid or fat and thickened.
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