Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Dissection of plantar aspect of left foot

Nerve supply to quadratus plantae muscle

Image #200-7

KEYWORDS: Foot and toes, Muscles and tendons, Peripheral nervous system.

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Dissection of plantar aspect of left foot
Nerve supply to quadratus plantae muscle
The abductor hallucis and flexor digitorum brevis have been removed from the dissection. The lateral plantar nerve has been elevated slightly to expose its branch to the quadratus plantae muscle.
1 . Oblique head of adductor hallucis muscle
2 . Flexor hallucis brevis muscle
3 . Flexor digitorum longus muscle (tendons)
4 . Medial plantar artery
5 . Upper pointer: Quadratus plantae muscle Lower pointer: Medial plantar nerve
6 . Communicating vein between medial plantar veins and dorsal veins of foot
7 . Branch of lateral plantar nerve to quadratus plantae muscle
8 . Lateral plantar nerve
9 . Cutaneous branch of lateral plantar nerve
10 . Lateral plantar artery
11 . Medial intermuscular septum
12 . Origin of flexor digitorum brevis muscle
13 . Attachment of plantar aponeurosis
14 . Lateral intermuscular septum
15 . Abductor digiti minimi muscle
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