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Plantar Calcaneocuboid Ligament
Connective Tissue

Plantar Calcaneocuboid Ligament

Ligamentum calcaneocuboideum plantare

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Structure

The plantar calcaneocuboid ligament, or short plantar ligament, is a short, strong ligament that arises from the calcaneal tubercle. It extends distally to the plantar surface of the cuboid bone.

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Anatomical Relations

The plantar calcaneocuboid ligament is found deep to the long plantar ligament.

Function

The plantar calcaneocuboid ligament plays a role In maintaining the longitudinal arch of the foot.

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