International Journal of Anatomy and Research

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Type of Article: Original Research

Year: 2016 | Volume 4 | Issue 2 | Page No. 2372-2375

Date of Publication: 31-05-2016



Shivaji B. Sukre 1, Santosh Kumar Dope 2, Deepak N. Kawale *3.

1 Professor and Head, Department of Anatomy, Govt. Medical College, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India.

2 Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy, Govt. Medical College, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India.

*3 Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy, Govt. Medical College, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India.

Address: Dr. Deepak N. Kawale, Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy, Govt. Medical College, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India.


Introduction: The aim of this study was to determine the anatomy of the Fibular Incisura (FI) of the tibia and the distal end of the fibula which form together the TibiofibularSyndesmosis (TS) joint and also to obtain the morphometric data in both genders.
Materials and Methods: Present study has been performed on 50 dry adult tibia of known sex (25 males and 25 females) at Bone Bank,Department of Anatomy, GMCH Aurangabad, MH, India. Measurements were taken directly from the bone using a digital pair of vernier calipers. Means and frequencies were determined in both male and female and compared using unpaired t-test with the help of SPSS software. Data were presented in tabulated format.
Results: The mean value of height of fibular incisura measured in mm were 31.87, 29.32 in male and female, the mean of depth of FI in male and female were 3.25,3.00 while width were 23.94,20.91 mm in male and female respectively. The length of anterior tubercle was 11.63,9.11mm and length of posterior tubercle was 16.37,11.65 mm in males and females respectively.The parameters height, depth, width of FI and length of anterior tubercle showedstatistical significant difference (p value 0.0001) when compared in male and female while the parameter length of posterior tubercle did not shown statistical significant difference when compared in both sexes.
Conclusion: The morphometric data gathered in this study is very helpful to easily interpret and explain plain radiographs, CT, MRI. It could also be important to perform surgical reconstruction surgeries of distal limb.
Key Words: Fibular incisura, Tibiofibular Syndesmosis, Morphometry, Tibia, Fibula.


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Shivaji B. Sukre, Santosh Kumar Dope, Deepak N. Kawale. MORPHOMETRIC STUDY OFTHE HUMAN FIBULAR INCISURA. Int J Anat Res 2016;4(2):2372-2375. DOI: 10.16965/ijar.2016.222




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