Items tagged “midfoot”
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Dorsal calcaneocuboid ligament
The dorsal calcaneocuboid ligament is the dorsolateral stabilizer of the calcaneocuboid joint and a stabilizer of the midtarsal (Chopart) joint. Gross anatomy The dorsal calcaneocuboid ligament can arise as single- or multiband-structure lateral of the bifurcate ligament and can merge with the...
Short plantar ligament
The short plantar ligament or plantar calcaneocuboid ligament is a stabilizer of the calcaneocuboid joint, which forms the lateral part of the midtarsal (Chopart) joint. Gross anatomy The short plantar ligament is cone-shaped, consisting of a deeper and superficial part. It connects the inferi...
Inferoplantar longitudinal ligament
The inferoplantar longitudinal ligament is one of three components of the spring ligament complex, which stabilizes the longitudinal arch of the foot and supports the head of the talus 1,2. Gross anatomy The inferoplantar longitudinal ligament connects the lateral part of the coronoid fossa of...
Medioplantar oblique ligament
The medioplantar oblique ligament is one of three components of the spring ligament complex, stabilizing the longitudinal arch of the foot 1,2. Gross anatomy The medioplantar oblique ligament connects the calcaneal coronoid fossa to the navicular bone and runs plantar in relation to the supero...
Long plantar ligament
The long plantar ligament is one of the inferolateral stabilizers of the calcaneocuboid joint and a stabilizer of the midtarsal (Chopart) joint. Gross anatomy The long plantar ligament features a form of an hourglass with a distal deep insertion at the cuboid bone and variably, more superficia...
The foot is the most distal part of the lower limb below the leg and ankle. It is a complex anatomical structure and can be subdivided into the hindfoot, the midfoot, and the forefoot. The bones of the foot are: tarsals (7) talus calcaneus cuneiforms (3) cuboid navicular metatarsals (5) ...