Interphalangeal Articulations Of Foot
The interphalangeal articulations of the foot are the joints between the phalanges (bones) of the toes. They are ginglymoid (hinge) joints, and each has a plantar (underside) and two collateral ligaments. In the arrangement of these ligaments, extensor tendons supply the places of dorsal ligaments, which is similar to that in the metatarsophalangeal articulations.
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