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Calcaneonavicular ligament

Other Terms: Calcaneonavicular lateral ligament, Lateral band of bifurcate dorsal tarsal ligament, Lateral band of bifurcate ligament, Ligamentum calcaneonaviculare, Ligament calcanéonaviculaire

Group

Lower limb joints - Ankle and foot

Description

This is the medial part of the y-shaped bifurcate ligament. The tail of the y-shaped band attaches to the anterior aspect of the superior surface of the calcaneus. This is the medial split of the y-shape that attaches to the dorsomedial surface of the cuboid bone.

Function

Stabilizes the calcaneocuboid joint.

Latin

Ligamentum calcaneonaviculare

French

Ligament calcanéonaviculaire

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