Dorsal intercuneiform ligaments
Dorsal intercuneiform ligaments - Definition
These are fibrous bands that connect the dorsal surfaces of the three cuneiform bones. They belong to the lower limb joints of the ankle and foot.
These ligements are also referred to by the following names:
The structures pass between the constant margins of the bones and blend in the posterior area with the dorsal ligaments of the cuneonavicular and cubonavicular joints.
Dorsal intercuneiform ligaments - Function
They stabilize the intercuneiform joints and help in maintaining the transverse arch of the foot.
Dorsal intercuneiform ligaments - Pictures
The following images show the appearance of these ligements.
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