Posterior Inferior Tibiofibular Ligament

Posterior Inferior Tibiofibular Ligament The structure indicated is the posterior inferior tibiofibular ligament. The distal ends of the tibia and the fibula are held together by the inferior portion of the interosseous membrane. The interosseous membrane is the membrane which joins the tibia to the fibula along its entire length, separating the leg into anterior and posterior compartments. There are two apertures within the interosseous membrane proximally and distally which allow vessels to pass from one compartment to the other. In addition to the attachment of the interosseous membrane inferiorly between the distal tibia and fibula, this inferior articulation is …

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posterior inferior tibiofibular ligament

Soleal Line

Soleal Line The structure indicated is the soleal line of the tibia. The soleal line is an oblique line visible on the posterior surface of the tibia. The popliteus muscle inserts above the soleal line. Three other muscles in the posterior compartment of the leg take their origin, or part of their origin from the soleal line: Soleus Flexor digitorum longus Tibialis posterior Learn all about the anatomy of the tibia and the fibula.

Soleal Line of Tibia