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Posterior Talocalcaneal Ligament
Connective Tissue

Posterior Talocalcaneal Ligament

Ligamentum talocalcaneum posterius

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Structure

The posterior talocalcaneal ligament is a short ligament that arises from the lateral tubercle of the posterior process of the talus. The fibers fan out and descend to reach the dorsal surface of the calcaneus.

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Function

The posterior talocalcaneal ligament stabilizes the subtalar joint.

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