Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Dissection of lateral aspect of left leg

Nerve supply to peroneus longus and brevis muscles

Image #193-6

KEYWORDS: Leg, Muscles and tendons, Peripheral nervous system.

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Dissection of lateral aspect of left leg
Nerve supply to peroneus longus and brevis muscles
Branches of the superficial peroneal nerve that enter the peroneus longus and peroneus brevis muscles (9,5) are visible in this view of the upper part of the previous dissection.
1 . Deep peroneal nerve
2 . Head of fibula
3 . Branch of anterior tibial artery
4 . Upper pointer: Anterior intermuscular septum Lower pointer: Crural fascia
5 . Muscular branch of superficial peroneal nerve (to peroneus brevis muscle)
6 . Superficial peroneal nerve
7 . Tibialis anterior muscle
8 . Extensor digitorum longus muscle
9 . Muscular branch of superficial peroneal nerve (to peroneus longus muscle)
10 . Body of fibula (area of origin of peroneus longus)
11 . Peroneus longus muscle (reflected)
12 . Posterior intermuscular septum
13 . Peroneus brevis muscle
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