Capsule Features:

•  Thin anteriorly and posteriorly
•  Capsular attachments-

  • Articular margins of bones
  • On anterior surface of part of talus
  • Posterior tibiofibular ligament

Synovial membrane:
  • Lines the internal surface of fibrous capsule
  • Separated from anterior and posterior parts of capsule by fat pads


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CHAPTER 11: The Ankle Joint