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Table 2 Some ligamentous morphology on CT arthrography

From: CT arthrography for demonstration of various articular injuries in post-sprained ankle pain

Ligament dimensionIntact ligament in mmInjured ligament in mmP
ATFL thicknessN = 24N = 180.7
 Range1.1–2.80.3–3.2
 Mean ± SD2.07 ± 0.542.08 ± 0.88
CFL thicknessN = 47 
 Range1.1–3.7
 Mean ± SD1.93 ± 0.46
Syndesmotic recess lengthN = 50 
 Range3.5–23
 Mean ± SD13.66 ± 3.9
  1. N number, P probability, SD standard deviation, ATFL anterior talo-fibular ligament, CFL calcaneo-fibular ligament