Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Dissection of medial aspect of left leg

Superficial nerves and blood vessels of medial side of leg

Image #194-1

KEYWORDS: Leg, Peripheral nervous system, Vasculature.

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Dissection of medial aspect of left leg
Superficial nerves and blood vessels of medial side of leg
The tela subcutanea has been dissected. In the upper part of the field a small area of skin has been reflected upward to expose a cutaneous artery ramifying beneath the dermis.
1 . Saphenous nerve
2 . Crural fascia (overlying triceps surae muscle)
3 . Accessory saphenous vein
4 . Communicating vein between greater and lesser saphenous veins
5 . Tendo calcaneus (Achilles)
6 . Skin border above ankle
7 . Position of medial malleolus (extending below field of image)
8 . Everted skin flap (see text above)
9 . Infrapatellar branch of saphenous nerve
10 . Medial condyle of tibia
11 . Greater saphenous vein
12 . Medial surface of tibia
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