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Caption: Figure 2: A, T2-weighted MRI of the ankle in the coronal plane showing a tear of the anterior tibiofibular ligament. B, STIR weighted MRI of the foot in axial long axis plane showing intact Lisfranc joint.
Alonso and coworkers (9) compared the squeeze test to the external rotation test and two additional tests: the palpation test, which elicits pain with palpation over the area of the anterior tibiofibular ligament, and the modified dorsiflexion-compression test, which actually results in increased ankle range of motion with compression over the malleoli during active dorsiflexion.
The ligamentous anatomy of the distal tibiofibular complex can be succinctly categorized into: anterior (anterior tibiofibular ligament), posterior (posterior tibiofibular ligament and, inferior to that, the transverse tibiofibular ligament) and internal ligaments (interosseous ligament).

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