Location

The calcaneo-fibular ligament is a ligament connecting the apex of the lateral malleolus to the posterolateral aspect of the calcaneus.

Significance

Tenderness, swelling, and ecchymosis in the area inferior and posterior to the lateral malleolus is evidence of a calcaneo fibular ligament sprain.

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