Anatomy of the proximal tibiofibular joint

@article{EspregueiraMendes2005AnatomyOT,
  title={Anatomy of the proximal tibiofibular joint},
  author={Jo{\~a}o Espregueira-Mendes and Manuel da Silva},
  journal={Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy},
  year={2005},
  volume={14},
  pages={241-249}
}
This paper describes the anatomy and function of the proximal tibiofibular joint (PTFJ). The physical dimensions of the joint and the topology of the articular surfaces are described. It is noted that the inclination of the joint is variable, and that joints with a steeper slope away from the transverse plane are less mobile. The ligamentous and tendinous attachments are described. Finally, the histological features of the articular surfaces are presented. The clinical importance of the… CONTINUE READING

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