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Ankle Syndesmosis Anatomy

 

 Ankle syndesmosis image  Anterior View
  1. Chaput’s tubercle of the tibia.
  2. AITFL = anterior-inferior tibiofibular ligament:
  3. Wagstaffe’s tubercle of the fibula.
  4. IOL = interosseous ligament: thickened distal part of the interosseous membrane.
  5. Interosseous membrane
Ankle syndesmosis lateral view image   Lateral View
  1. Chaput’s tubercle of the tibia.
  2. AITFL = anterior-inferior tibiofibular ligament:
  3. Wagstaffe’s tubercle of the fibula.
  4. PITFL = posterior-inferior tibiofibular ligament
  5. Volkmann’s tubercle of the tibia.
  6. ITL = inferior transverse ligament: fibrocartilaginous distal portion of the PITFL