Posterior ligament of the head of the fibula

Posterior ligament of the head of the fibula
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Right knee-joint. Posterior view. (Post. lig. visible at center right, in white, near head of fibula.)
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Latinligamentum capitis fibulae posterius
TA98A03.6.09.003
TA21911
FMA76858
Anatomical terminology
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The posterior ligament of the head of the fibula is a part of the knee. It is a single thick and broad band, which passes obliquely upward from the back of the head of the fibula to the back of the lateral condyle of the tibia.

It is covered by the tendon of the Popliteus.

References

Public domain This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 348 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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