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Medial Talocalcaneal Ligament (Left)
Connective Tissue

Medial Talocalcaneal Ligament (Left)

Ligamentum talocalcaneum mediale

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Structure

The medial talocalcaneal ligament is a short flat ligament that arises from the medial process of the talus. It descends obliquely to reach the sustentaculum tali and the adjacent medial surface of the calcaneus.

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Anatomical Relations

The fibers of the medial talocalcaneal ligament blend with the fibers of the medial collateral ligament of the ankle joint. The flexor hallucis longus muscle and the tibial nerve pass superficial to the ligament.

Function

The medial talocalcaneal ligament stabilizes the subtalar joint.

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