Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Dissection of dorsolateral aspect of left foot and ankle

Nerve supply to abductor digiti minimi muscle, close-up lateral view

Image #197-6

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

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Dissection of dorsolateral aspect of left foot and ankle
Nerve supply to abductor digiti minimi muscle, close-up lateral view
The abductor digiti minimi has been reflected downward to expose the branch of the lateral plantar nerve (12) as it passes within the substance of the muscle.
1 . Dorsal lateral cutaneous nerve
2 . Greater saphenous vein
3 . Peroneus longus muscle (tendon covered by inferior peroneal retinaculum)
4 . Peroneus brevis muscle (tendon covered by inferior peroneal retinaculum)
5 . Extensor digitorum brevis muscle
6 . Tuberosity of 5th metatarsal bone
7 . Accessory peroneus muscle
8 . Calcaneal branch of peroneal artery
9 . Inferior peroneal retinaculum
10 . Calcaneus (covered by periosteum)
11 . Branch of lateral plantar artery
12 . Branch of lateral plantar nerve (to abductor digiti minimi muscle)
13 . Abductor digiti minimi muscle (reflected downward)
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