Plantar calcaneocentral [Calcaneonavicular] ligament - Ligamentum calcaneocentrale [calcaneonaviculare] plantare

Description

The plantar calcaneocentral [Calcaneonavicular] ligament is a plantar ligament between calcaneus and central tarsal bone.

In dogs, it is termed in the Miller as "calcaneocentral ligament", and described as a ligament leaving the plantar surface of the sustentaculum tali of the calcaneus and attaching to the central tarsal bone.

In horses, this ligament is termed "plantar tarsometatarsal ligament".


Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS
Miller's Anatomy of the Dog, 4th Edition - Evans & de Lahunta- Elsevier
Illustrated Veterinary Anatomical Nomenclature - 3rd edittion - Gheorghe M. Constantinescu, Oskar Schaller - Enke

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