Skip to Content

medial ligament of ankle joint

 

Definition: compound ligament consisting of four component ligaments that pass downward from the medial malleolus of the tibia to the tarsal bones: 1) tibionavicular ligament (pars tibionavicularis [NA]), 2) tibiocalcaneal ligament (pars tibiocalcanea [NA]), 3) anterior tibiotalar ligament (pars tibiotalaris anterior [NA]), and 4) posterior tibiotalar ligament (pars tibiotalaris posterior [NA]).

Synonym(s): ligamentum collaterale medialeTA, deltoid ligament, ligamentum deltoideum, ligamentum mediale articulationis talocruralis, medial ligament of talocrural joint, tibial collateral ligament of ankle joint

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.

Hide