Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Dissection of dorsolateral aspect of left foot and ankle

Tendons, muscles and retinacula of dorsum of foot, viewed from in front

Image #197-2

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

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Dissection of dorsolateral aspect of left foot and ankle
Tendons, muscles and retinacula of dorsum of foot, viewed from in front
Nerves and blood vessels have been cut away from the specimen and the fascia of the foot has been removed except for its thickened parts which form the retaining structures (1,12,15) for the tendons.
1 . Superior extensor retinaculum
2 . Medial malleolus
3 . Tibialis anterior muscle
4 . Extensor hallucis longus muscle
5 . Extensor hallucis brevis muscle
6 . Dorsalis pedis artery
7 . Dorsal interosseous muscles
8 . metatarsal bone
9 . Extensor digitorum longus muscle
10 . Peroneus tertius muscle
11 . Lateral malleolus
12 . Inferior extensor retinaculum
13 . Peroneus brevis muscle (tendon)
14 . Peroneus longus muscle (tendon)
15 . Inferior peroneal retinaculum
16 . Extensor digitorum brevis muscle
17 . Peroneus tertius muscle (tendon of insertion)
18 . Tuberosity of 5th metatarsal bone
19 . Abductor digiti minimi muscle
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