Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Dissection of medial aspect of left foot and ankle

Long flexor tendons within flexor retinaculum, medial view of ankle

Image #199-2

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

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Dissection of medial aspect of left foot and ankle
Long flexor tendons within flexor retinaculum, medial view of ankle
The flexor retinaculum (3) has been opened to reveal the course of the tendons of the tibialis posterior (10), flexor digitorum longus (11) and flexor hallucis longus (12) from the leg into the foot.
1 . Posterior tibial artery
2 . Tibial nerve
3 . Flexor retinaculum
4 . Tendo calcaneus
5 . Quadratus plantae muscle
6 . Lateral plantar artery
7 . Tendinous sheath of flexor digitorum longus (opened)
8 . Flexor hallucis brevis muscle
9 . Medial malleolus
10 . Tibialis posterior muscle (tendon within opened synovial sheath)
11 . Flexor digitorum longus muscle (tendon within opened synovial sheath)
12 . Flexor hallucis longus muscle (tendon within opened synovial sheath)
13 . Tuberosity of navicular bone
14 . Tibialis anterior muscle
15 . Medial cuneiform bone
16 . metatarsal bone
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