Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Dissection of anterior aspect of left leg

Extensor hallucis longus muscle, anterolateral view

Image #192-2

KEYWORDS: Foot and toes, Leg, Muscles and tendons.

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Dissection of anterior aspect of left leg
Extensor hallucis longus muscle, anterolateral view
The extensor digitorum longus has been divided at its origin and reflected posteriorly, together with the peroneus tertius, to expose the belly of the extensor hallucis longus (4).
1 . Anterior tibial artery
2 . Anterior tibial veins
3 . Tibialis anterior muscle
4 . Extensor hallucis longus muscle
5 . Fascia of dorsalis pedis (partially removed)
6 . Muscular branch of common peroneal nerve
7 . Body of fibula
8 . Extensor digitorum longus muscle (reflected laterally)
9 . Peroneus brevis muscle
10 . Peroneus longus muscle
11 . Peroneus tertius muscle
12 . Tendo calcaneus (Achilles' tendon)
13 . Lateral malleolus
14 . Extensor digitorum brevis muscle
15 . Abductor digiti minimi muscle
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