Collateral ligaments - Ligamentorum collateralia

Description

The joint capsule of distal interphalangeal joint is thickened to form the collateral ligaments, which attach proximally to the shallow depressions on each side of the head of the middle phalanx and extend obliquely caudodistally to attach to the sides of the ungual crest of the distal phalanx.


Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS
Miller's Anatomy of the Dog, 4th Edition - Evans & de Lahunta- Elsevier

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