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Tibiofibular joint (Superior tibiofibular joint)

Other Terms: Articulatio tibiofibularis, Articulation tibiofibulaire

Description

The tibiofibular articulation is the joint between the fibular articular surface of the tibia and the articular surface of the fibular head. It is a small synovial joint with almost plane articular surfaces and possesses strong accessory ligaments, which reinforce the capsule anteriorly and posteriorly. The tense capsular ligament snugly embraces the cartilaginous surfaces.

Latin

Articulatio tibiofibularis

French

Articulation tibiofibulaire

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