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Ligament: Anterior talofibular ligament
The ligaments of the foot from the lateral aspect. (Ant. talofibular lig. labeled at bottom center left.)
Lateral view of the human ankle. (Anterior talofibular ligament labeled at center right.)
Latin ligamentum talofibulare anterius
Gray's subject #95 351
From talus bone
To fibula (lateral malleolus)
Dorlands/Elsevier l_09/12493255

The anterior talofibular ligament passes from the anterior margin of the fibular malleolus, forward and medially, to the talus bone, in front of its lateral articular facet.

It is the most commonly sprained ligament, as part of the lateral ligament of the ankle.

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