The thin fibula is located posterolateral to the tibia and serves mainly for muscle fixation. It has no weight bearing function. It articulates with the tibia (proximally and distally) and the talus distally.
Fibula Head & #8211; irregular shape
Articular Face for the Tibia & #8211; flat face that articulates with the lateral tibial condyle
Lateral Malleolus - Distal fibular expansion
Articular Face for Talus
Anterior Edge & #8211; thick and rough
Interosseous Edge & #8211; interosseous crest
Back Edge & #8211; begins at the apex and ends at the posterior edge of the lateral malleolus
Medial Face & #8211; narrow and flat. It is the interval between the anterior and interosseous borders.
Side Face & #8211; it is convex and is located between the anterior and posterior borders
Back Face & #8211; between the posterior and interosseous borders
THE Fibula hinges with two bones: Tibia and Talus.
|FIBER & #8211; SIDE AND MEDIAL VIEW|
|Source: SOBOTTA, Johannes. Atlas of Human Anatomy. 21st. Rio de Janeiro: Guanabara Koogan, 2000.|
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