deltoid ligament


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deltoid ligament

[′del‚tȯid ′lig·ə·mənt]
(anatomy)
The ligament on the medial side of the ankle joint; the fibers radiate from the medial malleolus to the talus, calcaneus, and navicular bones.
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In the new surgery for stage IV deformity developed at HSS, surgeons not only reconstruct the flat foot deformity, but they also reconstruct the deltoid ligament using a tendon that runs along the outside of the calf called the peroneus longus.
Medial impingement syndrome of the anterior tibiotalar fascicle of the deltoid ligament on the talus.
Palpation of the lateral anterior talofibular, calcaneofibular, and the medial deltoid ligament plus the medial and lateral malleolus may elicit tenderness.
When discussing the anatomy and function of the medial malleolus, it is important to understand its close interrelationship to the deltoid ligament which originates from its anterior and inferior aspects.
2 to remove scar tissue and a loose body near the deltoid ligament, said he expects to get a fair shake in the shortstop battle.