Calcaneal tubercle - Tuberculum calcanei



The calcaneal tuberclet is a bony eminence, often double, on the inferior surface of the calcaneus at the anterior end of the area for attachment of the long plantar ligament.

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS

Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Bones; Skeletal system > Appendicular skeleton > Bones of lower limb > Free part of lower limb > Bones of foot > Tarsal bones > Calcaneus > Calcaneal tubercle