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Related to Calcaneofibular ligament: deltoid ligament, Anterior talofibular ligament
See: chain, nexus
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There are several causes for pain in the lateral aspect of the foot, including dislocation or subluxation of the peroneal tendon, injury, to the talofibular ligament or calcaneofibular ligament, or fractures in the fifth metatarsal, anterior process of the calcaneus, or cuboid [1].
MRI showed complete avulsion injury of the anterior talofibular ligament (ATFL) and the calcaneofibular ligament (CFL) and partial tears of the posterior talofibular ligament, the anterior tibiofibular ligament, and tearing of the interosseous membrane.
The anterior talofibular ligament (ATFL) and calcaneofibular ligament (CFL) are most often injured, especially the former [1, 2].
Due to the parallel run to the calcaneofibular ligament the retinaculum operates as a stabilizer to the ankle joint, especially while inversion of the foot.