The Calcaneofibular ligament is a small lateral ankle ligament that is often torn.
Here is what to look for when assessing for an acute tear of the Calcaneofibular ligament.
Thickened, hyper-intense and ill defined calcaneofibular ligament (Pink arrows).
This can involve the entire ligament or a portion of it.
Anatomical landmark to find the CFL are the Peroneal tendons (Blue arrows) with the CFL lying deep to it.