Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Dissection of lateral aspect of left leg

Muscles of leg and foot, lateral view

Image #193-2

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

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Dissection of lateral aspect of left leg
Muscles of leg and foot, lateral view
The retinacula that hold the peroneal and extensor tendons in position across the ankle have been preserved in the dissection. Elsewhere the deep fascia of the leg and foot has been cut away .
1 . Peroneus longus muscle
2 . Tibialis anterior muscle
3 . Anterior intermuscular septum
4 . Peroneus brevis muscle
5 . Dorsal medial cutaneous nerve
6 . Superior extensor retinaculum
7 . Dorsal intermediate cutaneous nerve
8 . Common peroneal branch
9 . Gastrocnemius muscle
10 . Soleus muscle
11 . Posterior intermuscular septum of leg
12 . Sural nerve
13 . Lesser saphenous vein
14 . Lateral malleolus
15 . Tendo calcaneus (Achilles)
16 . Dorsal lateral cutaneous nerve
17 . Abductor digiti minimi muscle
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