Fibula

The fibula is the long thin outer bone of the lower-leg (the other bone of the lower-leg being the tibia).

The head of the fibula articulates with the tibia while the lower end of the fibula articulates with one side of the talus.

The location of the fibula is shown in the diagram.

More about Foot and Leg Bones:

This website includes many pages about bones and the skeletal system. The following pages may be of interest. These also link to further pages about related topics such as specific types of fractures, bone diseases and so on.

For further information see also our pages of books about orthopaedics.

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