Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Dissection of posterior aspect of left leg

Tibialis posterior muscle

Image #196-3

KEYWORDS: Ankle, Leg, Muscles and tendons.

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Dissection of posterior aspect of left leg
Tibialis posterior muscle
The flexor hallucis longus and flexor digitorum longus muscles have been cut away to reveal the deeply placed tibialis posterior (10). The flexor retinaculum (4) at the ankle has been cut across to open the passageways for the flexor tendons.
1 . Peroneal artery
2 . Body of fibula
3 . Flexor hallucis longus muscle (area of origin)
4 . Flexor retinaculum
5 . Calcaneus
6 . Medial condyle of tibia
7 . Popliteus muscle
8 . Posterior tibial artery
9 . Flexor digitorum longus muscle (origin)
10 . Tibialis posterior muscle
11 . Posterior surface of tibia
12 . Medial malleolus
13 . Tibialis posterior muscle (tendon of insertion)
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