Tibia

Learning objectives

After reading this post you will know the following about  tibia:

  • Type of bone and location
  • Side determination
  • General features of upper end, shaft and lower end
  • Attachment of muscles and ligaments
  • Blood supply
  • Ossification
  • Applied anatomy

Location and Side Determination

Location and Side Determination

 

Upper end of Tibia- Medial and Lateral Condyles, Intercondylar area, Tibial Tuberosity

Upper end of Tibia- Medial and Lateral Condyles, Intercondylar area and muscle attachments, Tibial Tuberosity

 

Shaft of tibia- Borders, Surfaces and Muscle Attachments

Shaft of tibia- Borders, Surfaces and Muscle Attachments

 

Lower End of Tibia

Lower End of Tibia

 

Blood Supply, ossification and Applied Aspect

Blood Supply, ossification and Applied Aspect

 

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